Getting Real '18 Attendee Questionnaire
RequiredRequired Question(s)
Thank you for participating in Getting Real '18. We want your feedback! Please complete this questionnaire by Friday, October 26, 2018. Your responses are confidential.
 
Required 1.
How would you describe your primary role in documentary filmmaking?
A documentary filmmaker/nonfiction media creator, such as director, cinematographer, editor, composer, etc.
A documentary film/nonfiction media industry professional, such as a festival programmer, writer, lawyer, etc.
A documentary educator
A funder or sponsor
A student
A documentary film/nonfiction media enthusiast
Other  
Required 2.
How would you describe your stage of career development?
Emerging or early career (0-5 years of experience)
Mid-career (6 to 19 years of experience)
Seasoned professional (20+ years of experience)
Other  
Required 3.
How effective was GETTING REAL in the following areas: 
 Very effective Effective Ineffective   
Fostering frank public conversation about the state of our industry   
Addressing sustainability in documentary filmmaking   
Addressing transparency in documentary filmmaking   
Addressing creativity in documentary filmmaking   
Creating a sense of community among attendees   
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Required 4.
Did Getting Real '18 have the right balance of sessions focused on advocacy, sustainability, and hand-on practical information?
It had the right balance.
I'd have preferred a greater focus on career sustainability and other field-level issues
I'd have preferred a greater focus on hands-on technical training and other practical information
I'd have preferred a greater focus on art and creativity
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Required 5.
After attending Getting Real '18, what do you believe are the most critical issues facing the documentary field? Please rank.



(1 = Least)
 
Funding
Distribution
Generating revenue
Sustaining a career
Inclusion and access for groups underrepresented in the filmmaking industry
Other - Please comment
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Required 6.
After attending Getting Real '18, how do you feel about having a career as a documentary filmmaker?



More optimistic
Less optimistic
The same as before
No opinion/Not applicable
Other  
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Required 7.
How strongly do you agree with the following statement: Getting Real '18 gave me tools, information, and/or connections that will enable me to make my career more sustainable?



Strongly agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly disagree
No opinion
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Required 8.
After attending Getting Real '18, how interested are you in working with your colleagues to improve the field of documentary filmmaking?
Very interested
Interested
Not interested
Not at all interested
Prefer not to answer
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Required 9.
How likely are you to work with others in the documentary community, over the next year, to address the following topics covered at Getting Real '18?
 Very unlikely Unlikely Somewhat likely Likely Very likely 
Creativity
Transparency
Diversity, inclusion and equity
Career sustainability
International co-producing
Public broadcasting
Funding
Documentary journalism
Impact/audience outreach and engagement
Distribution, including educational and online
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Required 10.
Please rate your satisfaction with the following Getting Real '18 session formats:
 Very satisfied Satisfied Dissatisfied Very dissatisfied Did not attend a session in this format 
Keynote addresses and conversations
'Here's What Really Happened' and 'filmmaker only' sessions
Panel discussions
Workshops
Master classes
Real Talks (one-on-one meetings)
Real Talks (roundtable meetings)
Special public events (Gimme Truth! Salesman)
Informal networking opportunities
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Required 11.
Please rate your satisfaction with how Getting Real '18 was run with respect to the following: 
 Very satisfied Satisfied Dissatisfied Very dissatisfied No opinion/Not applicable 
Event communications
Interactions with IDA staff, volunteers or representatives before, at and/or after the event
Location and quality of event venues
Location and/or accessibility of the event venues
Quality and diversity of programming
Grenadine, conference website and catalog
Food and beverages
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Required 12.
How would you rate your overall satisfaction with Getting Real '18?
Very satisfied
Satisfied
Dissatisfied
Very dissatisfied
Prefer not to answer
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Required 13.
Have you attended previous Getting Real conferences? Check all that apply. 
2014
2016
This is my first conference
Required 14.
How likely are you to attend Getting Real '20?
Very likely
Somewhat likely
Unlikely
Other  
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15.
What did you like most about Getting Real '18?
 

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16.
What did you like least about Getting Real '18?
 

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17.
Are there any ways in which Getting Real '18 could have been improved?
 

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18.
Do you have any other suggestions or comments to help us improve our future events?


 

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19.
What issues would you like to see addressed at Getting Real '20?
 

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Required 20.

Is your primary residence in the United States?

Yes
No
Required 21.

Please tell us your ZIP or postal code. 

 

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Required 22.

How do you describe your ethnic or racial heritage?

 

Please note:  We ask this because diversity in documentary filmmaking is important.  If we're not serving any one group, we need to know about it.

Asian/Asian-American
African/African-Ameri-
can
Hispanic/Latino
Middle Eastern
Multi-ethnic/Multi-ra-
cial
Native American
Pacific Islander
White/Caucasian
Other  
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Required 23.
Do you have a disability?
Yes
No
Prefer not to answer
Required 24.
Please tell us your gender.
 

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25.

Please tell us your age.

Under 25
26 to 35
36 to 45
46 to 55
56 to 70
71 to 85
Over 85
26.

Which category best describes your individual annual income?

Under $15,000
$15,000 - $29,999
$30,000 - $44,999
$45,000 - $59,999
$60,000 - $74,999
$75,000 - $89,999
$90,000 - $124,999
$125,000 or higher
Prefer not to answer
Required 27.
Have you ever attended a film school?
I have no formal training in film
Yes, I started film school but did not finish
Yes, I started and completed film school
Yes, and I hold an advanced degree (MFA, PhD) in film
None of the above (feel free to comment below)
Prefer not to answer
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