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5 Reasons to Make an iPhone Documentary More and more documentary filmmakers are joining the growing ranks of mobile filmmakers and picking up their iPhones to shoot their next doc.  Back in December, we first...

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Editing Tips The first feature doc that I was ever hired to cut was a film called Bombhunters.  This film consisted of six months of constant filming, over 130 hours of footage, and a three-ring binder with...

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Special to The Documentary Life by #Doclifer, Damien Swaby A few weeks back 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...

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In episode #65 of the podcast, we detailed 5 Ways to Shoot Verite.  Verite – or cinema verite as it’s also known – is a style of filmmaking often employed by documentary filmmakers.  A strict...

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The International Women of TDL (so far). As today, March 8th, 2018, is #InternationalWomensDay we thought we’d take a look back through the archives to revisit the strong, intelligent and creative women we’ve had on...

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