#Doclifer Stories – Hasan Demirtas

#1. – How and why did you first get interested in documentary filmmaking? This question makes me think of my first documentary, which was about a girl, Busra, who was given the wrong injection, and day-by-day, the her body deteriorated. Nevertheless, she was preparing for the Disabled Olympics Games. Finally, Busra died, but her story went…

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5 Reasons to Make Your Documentary Film

“People who are called to Documentary take heart. Take it seriously, because few are called and it’s not very sustainable to most… (for) those who are called, it’s an important journey and it’s an important thing to do with ones life” –  Filmmaker, Ian McCluskey   Perhaps you are thinking of making a documentary film,…

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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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How To Find Your Documentary Film Idea

You may spend five years or more living with, working on and building out your documentary film so you want it to be based around a topic you are passionate about. There’s too much involved to allow yourself to make a film that you are not really all that bothered about. Too much time, too…

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