Your Breakthrough Year and #Doclifer, Josh Davidsburg

Shouldn’t you be making 2020 your breakthrough year in documentary filmmaking? We all know how difficult, sometimes frustrating, it can be getting our doc films made. And how trying it can be living our doc lives. No one knows this better than I. Which is why in this episode I have decided to challenge you (and…

Crowdfunding Your Documentary Film with John Trigonis

Few people know the crowdfunding game like John Trigonis. He is considered to be one of the leading experts in the game. And with good reason, since he has been leading some of the most impressive crowdfunding campaigns for film companies and independent filmmakers over the past decade, worked for Indiegogo, and authored the veritable bible on…

70 – Crowdfunding for Your Documentary with Seed & Spark’s, Emily Best

Crowdfunding, nowadays, is one of the most common funding options out there for the documentary filmmaker. However, the crowdfunding playing field has evolved considerably since the early days of Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Take for instance, Seed & Spark.   A multitude of crowdfunding platforms now do different things, depending on your needs.  And while the list…

How to Run Your Kickstarter Campaign

So you’ve heard about this cool thing called crowdfunding – or Kickstarter or Indiegogo – where people are getting their documentary films financed by people all around the world. who are interested in being a part of their project. And you’re thinking that you might like to do the same… but you haven’t a clue where to even…