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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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How To Be A More Effective Editor

Sifting through over 130 hours of footage on the first feature documentary I’d ever edited was not a joke. That was a lot of footage for anyone to have to go through, let alone for a first time editor. So as you might imagine, I did some things that I would definitely do differently on future…

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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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New Haven Documentary Film Festival

  New Haven, Connecticut, USA June 2 – 7, 2020   About the Festival NHdocs is a festival that celebrates the art of the documentary with a decidedly local flavor. Their goal is to bring together both the filmmakers and film lovers of Connecticut by show exciting, innovative, thought-provoking films from the best filmmaker in…

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