The term storyteller seems to be one of the more misunderstood or misused vocational words in the past decade. Certainly this seems to be the case in a world of ad agencies, video production companies,…

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, host Chris G. Parkhurst introduces a new segment to the show: listener emails! As part of the segment, he addresses some of TDL’s first-ever emails, including an email that references Episode 3…

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…