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103 – Doc Filmmaking, Festivals, and Podcasting with Thom Powers

Thom Powers has been more in touch with documentary filmmaking and filmmakers than most anyone I know. Which makes sense, since he made docs for about a decade, programs for two of the most prestigious film festivals (TIFF and DOCNYC), and is now the host of the podcast, Pure Nonfiction . Please join us as we have…

Essential Travel Doc Filmmaking Gear List

In podcast episode #102, I discussed best practices for packing for two entirely different shoots: an annual corporate video gig and our current doc project, Elvis of Cambodia. In the episode, I mentioned a few of my critical pieces of travel and film gear.  And so I want to share those items with you here –…

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Making the Switch to Mobile Filmmaking

A few weeks ago we ran a two-part special on mobile filmmaking aka iPhone filmmaking.  Former BBC reporter, Anna Brees and FiLMic Pro founder, Neil Barham guided us through a wonderful series that examined the recent popularity and importance of doc filmmakers using their mobile devices to make their films.  Carrying on that conversation is…

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78 – From Producing Film DVD Extras to Doc Filmmaking with Jeffrey Schwarz

If you’re like me, you are a fan of watching the DVD extras or the making-of videos of some of your favorite films.  In fact, Ive been inspired and gained some of my very filmmaking knowledge by watching some of the film extras included on dvds.   We have a special conversation with a man…