Special to TDL by Josh Davidsburg   We’ve all seen it. You’re scrolling through facebook, and a video catches your eye. You click to make it full screen and suddenly your phone becomes the camera. You…

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…

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. …

The Full-time Doc Filmmaker, with Mat Hames Mat Hames is one of the few, fortunate ones in our doc world that makes his entire living doing his passion of documentary film. Whether it is through…

I first got my start in documentary back in 2003. It was in the country of Cambodia – a country I knew very little about. I had been hired on as the sound person – a…

Minding the Gap with Director, Bing Liu Every once in awhile a young filmmaker comes out of nowhere and takes the doc world by storm.  And this year that name seems to be Bing Liu….

Influential Documentaries to My Doc Life As a doc filmmaker, how many times have you been asked what your favorite documentary film is?  If you’re anything like me, it’s a nearly impossible and futile question…

Filming in Dangerous Environments The number of docos filming in dangerous or hostile environments has been steadily increasing over the past decade, with the access to both dependable portable film gear as well as the…

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 Your Splash as a Documentary Filmmaker We welcome CPA, Professor of Accountancy, fraud expert, and documentary filmmaker, Kelly Richmond Pope to the programme.  Kelly comes highly recommended by other Kartemquin alum, and once you’ve…