Posts Tagged ‘#doclifer’

94 – Documentary Film Distribution with Jon Reiss

Documentary Film Distribution with Jon Reiss No one knows documentary film distribution in quite the way that film distro wizard, Jon Reiss does.  The founder of Hybrid Cinema and author of film distribution Bible, Think Outside the Box Office joined us for this week’s episode of TDL.  And it was one of the most engaging, honest looks…

53 – 5 Advantages to Shooting Solo + Conversation with iPhone Doc Filmmaker, Jack Ballo

Whether by necessity or aesthetic choice, we doc filmmakers often shoot our projects with minimal crew and gear, sometimes even opting to go entirely solo.  There are, of course, advantages and disadvantages to such an approach.  But for this week’s opening segment we’ll take a look at 5 Advantages to Shooting Solo as a Doc Filmmaker. …

25 – Ten Hot Tips for Shooting Your Documentary Interview

Ten Hot Tips For Shooting Your Documentary Interview The interview is the cornerstone of the documentary film.  And therefore mastering the conducting of the interview is not something to be taken lightly.  It is an art form unto itself.  But sadly, many take this age-old journalistic practice for granted.  And because of it, risk unusable…

16 – Best of TDL 2016, Look to 2017

2016 Are you one of those people who loves a good End-of-the-Year list?  Yeah, me too.  I absolutely love them, truth be told.  I know, I know.  Kinda cheesy… but kinda fun.  And that’s why I’ve put together this retrospective this mix tape, if you will, of this, the first year of The Documentary Life‘s existence.  Whether…