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Posts by Chris G Parkhurst

5 Tips for Producing Your Docuseries

Producing your docuseries is a challenging but rewarding endeavor. It’s a journey that not all filmmakers want to take but it’s a great way to expand your documentary idea into long-form. Here are some tips on how to produce your own docuseries. Enjoy the ride!   5 Tips for Producing Your Docuseries   1. Killer…

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How to Increase Your Filmmaking Creativity

Creativity is not something that occurs in a filmmaker’s mind all the time. Sometimes, it needs ignition and inspiration to get the creative juices flowing. There are days when creativity just overflows while there are days that a filmmaker can’t seem to think of any ideas for a documentary. Here are some simple, yet effective,…

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5 Ways to Nurture Your Doc Life

Many of us documentary filmmakers have day jobs, families, and then our creative endeavors on top of all that. There often seems to be little time for other pursuits, let alone ones that might at first glance, seem to be a bit selfish. I get it. We have a 3.5 and a 5.5 year old.…

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5 Ways to Be More Connected as a Doc Filmmaker

As an individual documentary filmmaker, it is important to feel connected to a documentary filmmaking community. Feeling connected to a group of individuals who all are actively living the same passion – in this case documentary filmmaking – if nothing else, allows you to feel a little less crazy to be pursuing this documentary filmmaking…

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