Getting your first documentary grant can be akin to getting into your first documentary film festival.  That is, it is often the first one that is the most difficult one to get.  Getting that first…

One of the more over-looked aspects of making your documentary film is the scriptwriting process. If your intention is to just shoot, shoot, shoot, and then go through your footage and knock something up, you…

We are excited to announce that the new host of TDL is Faith Fuller (formerly of Desktop Documentaries)! Okay, so maybe it’s only for one week.  And while Faith still holds her post as founder/curator of…

You’ve got to get creative with your income when you’re trying to make it as a documentary filmmaker in this world.  Luckily, there are a number of different, actually pretty cool ways in which you…