Posts by Chris G Parkhurst

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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102 – On the FRONTLINE with Doc Filmmakers, James Jones and Olivier Sarbil

Doc filmmaking duo, James Jones and Olivier Sarbil, have been making their doc living on the frontline of some of the world’s most dangerous areas.  But they didn’t necessarily always intend it to be this way. Join us for a powerful and engaging conversation with two filmmakers who are making some of the most important…

101 – The First Female Director with Pamela B. Green

We’re back! Season 2 of the TDL podcast has officially begun… Pamela B. Green has made her first documentary feature, Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy Blache.  And it is about one of the true pioneers of cinema, Alice Guy Blache.  You’ve probably not heard of her.  You’re not alone.  Even film scholars and…