Collective – 2

Make Your Doc Film, Join a Doc Community Produce your documentary film, Live your documentary life, Be a part of a documentary community. The Documentary Life Collective is the doc community that you have been searching for.   You are tired of making your documentary with little to no finances, resources or support. You have…

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Collective

Ready To Make An Awesome AND Successful Documentary Film? Let’s dive in and find out how… What is The Documentary Life Collective and how can it help me?   TDL Collective isn’t your typical documentary filmmaking resource. #noway Instead, it’s the only documentary filmmaking course of its kind which is dedicated to helping doc filmmakers…

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The D-Word

    d-word \ ‘ d-word \ n: 1. industry euphemism for documentary (as in: “We love your film but we don’t know how to sell it. It’s a d-word.”). SEE: catch 22, self-fulfilling prophesy; 2. virtual watering hole for those crazy enough to make d-words. SEE: The D-Word, www.d-word.com       Hey, #Doclifers! By now,…

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Finding Yingying with Jiayan Shi

When it comes to being affected by the coronavirus, we doc filmmakers, of course, are no exception. Whether we work in tv broadcasting, run video productions, or are freelancers, we are all feeling the impact of the massive shutdowns happening due to Covid-19. So in today’s episode I’d like to offer up some ways in…

Documentary Film Promotions & Marketing with Jon Reiss

The playing field for distribution, promotions, and marketing for independent documentary filmmakers seems to be changing daily. But one thing that remains, is Jon Reiss, the veritable guru on all things film distro, promotions, and marketing. And for this week’s episode he weighs in on this latest, including how social media marketing and ad placements…