I’m often asked about the most common mistakes one can avoid before diving headlong into one’s documentary project. In some ways, I can’t really decide if I’m the right or wrong one to ask this question…

 It’s episode 9 and I really feel that we’re hitting some sort of proverbial stride with this one. In this latest installment to our monthly conversations with an industry person, I spoke with filmmaker and…

Welcome to the third edition of our monthly conversation with a documentary industry person.  This time out, I sat down with Seattle-based doc filmmaker Scott Squire, who along with his wife, Amy Benson, run the…

Okay, so the show is now five episodes old (not including this one which will give us six total).  We’ve had some great conversations with documentary industry people like John Pirozzi (Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten) and…

Tune in to our second conversation with a documentary industry person, this time award-winning filmmaker, Lydia B. Smith.  At the heart of the show is her use of a remarkable grassroots campaign that propelled her…

In episode four, we introduce a new segment to the show: #DocLifer emails! As part of the segment, we address some of TDL’s first-ever emails, including an email that references Episode 3 guest, John Pirozzi….

Much like TDL podcast host, Chris G. Parkhurst, filmmaker John Pirozzi has been making documentary films in the SE Asian country of Cambodia for well over a decade, initially with the Matt Dillon feature film City of…

  Welcome back to The Documentary Life podcast.  In episode #2, a major topic of discussion revolves around one of the essential aspects of the show: inspiration.  We discuss why it’s important for the show to inspire…

Herein begins the exciting journey of The Documentary Life Podcast! Check out episode #1 where I introduce myself, the podcast series, and explain to you just how you too can lead and live your documentary dream life!