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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Essential Travel Doc Filmmaking Gear List

In podcast episode #102, I discussed best practices for packing for two entirely different shoots: an annual corporate video gig and our current doc project, Elvis of Cambodia. In the episode, I mentioned a few of my critical pieces of travel and film gear.  And so I want to share those items with you here –…

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Top 5 Ways to One-Man Band Your Doc Series

Looking to be a one-man (or woman) band for your documentary series? Congratulations! Welcome to the wild and wonderful world of uncertainty. Fret not, here are five ways to turn your one-man band into a well-oiled doc filmmaking machine.   Do Your Homework A cornerstone of the fun of documentary filmmaking is the unknown. Don’t…

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