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#Doclifer Stories – Matthew Ritenour

#1. – How and why did you first get interested in documentary filmmaking? I grew up shooting skateboarding videos and local punk shows in the Florida Panhandle. I had this Sony DV Handicam and I would do most of my edits in camera straight onto the tape. Looking back on it now, I think I…

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#Doclifer Stories – Maricla Pannocchia

#1. – How and why did you first get interested in documentary filmmaking? I started in the spring of 2018, out of necessity. I’m Italian and I’m the founder and chairman of an Italian charity called Adolescenti e cancro (Teens and Cancer) and I felt the need to share with the world the inspiring story…

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#Doclifer Stories – Ron Bourke

#1. – How & why did you first get interested in documentary filmmaking? Although I’ve always been interested in documentary filmmaking, I became serious during my corporate filmmaking days where I would produce and direct short pro bono films for corporate clients featuring humanitarian work they were doing to benefit underserved communities. This included shoots…

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#Doclifer Stories – Scott Link

#1. – How & why did you first get interested in documentary filmmaking? I started out making videos for large churches as my day job. Most of those were interviews with B-Roll, not always telling a story but similar in style to documentaries. I worked for a while in narrative filmmaking, producing an indie TV…

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#Doclifer Stories – Julie McElmurry

Welcome to our #doclifer stories.  In the spirit of connectivity and togetherness of the documentary filmmaking world (which is the essence of why we started the TDL podcast) we are bringing you stories from #doclifers – doc filmmakers like you and I – from around the world. If you’re interested in contributing your story to #Doclifer…

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