History wouldn’t be quite the same without the tireless and sometimes incredibly dangerous work of the war correspondent or doc filmmaker.  Ever since I could pick up a camera, I found myself somehow deeply interested…

The interview is the cornerstone of the documentary film.  And therefore mastering the conducting of the interview is not something to be taken lightly.  It is an art form unto itself.  But sadly, many take…

 Let’s be honest.  We’ve all worked with someone that we just didn’t click with or downright despised, but felt like we had no choice but to stick it out with them.  Or we’ve worked on that…

 Okay, so it should be noted that this podcast is being released a week after I actually recorded it since I’m currently in the ridiculously sunny and ridiculously humid climes of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico filming…

Much like TDL podcast host, Chris G. Parkhurst, filmmaker John Pirozzi has been doing documentary work 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.  Podcast host, Chris G. Parkhurst, talks about how and…

Came across this today inside the front flap of the photo book, Carry Cambodia, and I wanted to share with all of you.  It’s from fellow Lifer, Jack Metier, who gave me this lovely book…

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!

It wasn’t that long ago when the term new age or the idea of doing yoga made the majority of us laugh, cringe, or want to get as far away as possible from the nearby Birkenstock-wearing…

Over the years, when discussing the kind of work that I do, I’m often asked one of two questions: (1) How did you get into documentary film? (2) Why the interest in SE Asia? At…