Posts Tagged ‘documentary filmmaking’

87 – Learning to Breath with Documentary Photography with Alison Wright

Alison Wright has been traveling and working in 150 countries and doing documentary photography for 35+ years.  She is one of the single most impressive human beings that you may ever meet.  She has lived more in her life than most of us will if we lived to 100.  Though if not for the kindness…

85 – Talking Directing and Development with Three Identical Strangers director, Tim Wardle

One of the biggest documentary hits of the summer has been Tim Wardles’ Three Identical Strangers, a film that follows the incredible true story of triplets who learned of one another’s existence only at age 19, their initial joy giving way to increasingly unsettling discoveries. But before becoming the director or a massive documentary hit, Wardle…

82 – Maximizing Your Doc Life with Pedram Shojai, OMD

Pedram Shojai has been embodying the doc life now for years. In fact, one might argue that he was doing so even before he was making documentaries, building his life to his passions of Taoism, Kung Fu, Tai Chi, and practicing Oriental medicine.  A few years ago, Pedram combined these passions and formed Well.org.  Not…

79 – Filming in Dangerous Environments with Doc Filmmakers, Chris Kelly & Venerable Luon Sovath

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 best areas in which to tell a given story.  What has not necessarily increased is a filmmaker or journalist’s safety, with 80 being killed in…