102 – On the FRONTLINE with Doc Filmmakers, James Jones and Olivier Sarbil

Doc filmmaking duo, James Jones and Olivier Sarbil, have been making their doc living on the frontline of some of the world’s most dangerous areas.  But they didn’t necessarily always intend it to be this way. Join us for a powerful and engaging conversation with two filmmakers who are making some of the most important…

101 – The First Female Director with Pamela B. Green

We’re back! Season 2 of the TDL podcast has officially begun… Pamela B. Green has made her first documentary feature, Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy Blache.  And it is about one of the true pioneers of cinema, Alice Guy Blache.  You’ve probably not heard of her.  You’re not alone.  Even film scholars and…

100 – Happy Thanksgiving Finale From The Documentary Life

It is the week of giving thanks, as we celebrate Thanksgiving here in the U.S.  Coincidentally, it is episode #100, our last episode of Season One of the podcast.  And I am joined by my better half, the producer for the show, Stephanie Vincenti.  And we have a lot of gratitude for what we have…

99 – Outdoor Adventure Films with Peter Mortimer

Peter Mortimer has been climbing and making outdoor adventure films for the past twenty years through his company, Sender Films.  His company has put out some of the most recognizable outdoor adventure images on the planet, as well as founded The Reel Rock Tour, the biggest and longest-running festival of outdoor adventure films in the…

98 – Working with Werner Herzog and Les Blank with Maureen Gosling

Maureen Gosling is not only the editor of my favourite documentary film of all time, but quite possibly my favourite film of all time. Period.  That film is Les Blank’s Burden of Dreams, starring Werner Herzog.   And as we near our finale episode for Season One of the show, I thought it might be a…