Direct Distribution for Your Documentary Film The topic of film distribution is, perhaps, one of the most requested topics that we’ve ever had for the podcast. And it’s no wonder. While there may seem like…

Making a Netflix Docuseries with Flint Town’s, Gary Town These are pretty amazing times for documentary filmmakers. Not only have the popularity of documentary films increased exponentially, not only are there far more resources available…

Crowdfunding for Your Doc 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…

Making the Personal Documentary Often times as doc filmmakers, we will choose subjects that are near and dear to our hearts.  And usually we will have quite personal connections to these subjects.  So it’s only…

Directing The Documentary If there ever was a Bible for documentary filmmaking, for my money, it would have to be Michael Rabiger‘s Directing the Documentary.  The shear volume of books, online courses, podcasts, and How-to Youtube…

Funding & Distribution Film marketing & promotions, crowdfunding, and theatrical distribution are topics that, at some point in time, all independent doc filmmakers will need to know about.  So if you’re looking to start arming…

How to Write Your Documentary Grant Proposal For the documentary filmmaker, obtaining a grant to do one’s film can sometimes feel akin to the quest for the Holy Grail. And so sitting down to actually…