Posts Tagged ‘journey to kathmandu’

78 – From Producing Film DVD Extras to Doc Filmmaking with Jeffrey Schwarz

If you’re like me, you are a fan of watching the DVD extras or the making-of videos of some of your favorite films.  In fact, Ive been inspired and gained some of my very filmmaking knowledge by watching some of the film extras included on dvds.   We have a special conversation with a man…

72 – Direct Distribution for Your Documentary with Christopher Rufo

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 more options than ever for the doc filmmaker, it’s hard to know which ones may be best suited for us.  Or if, in fact, self-distribution may,…

67 – Making the Personal Documentary with Michael Wiese

In this episode are joined by someone who is well-acquainted with making personal documentaries, or as he refers to them, as spiritual documentaries. Michael Wiese has been making documentary films for 40+ years and is also the founder/owner of the world’s biggest publisher of filmmaking books, Michael Wiese Productions. He joins us to discuss the inspiring…

17 – Working with Someone You Don’t Enjoy Working With

Let’s be honest.  We’ve all worked with someone that we just didn’t click with or downright despised, but felt like we had no choice but to stick it out with them.  Or we’ve worked on that project that drove us to tears and frustration, so much so that we would have given just about anything to…

7 – Conversation with Filmmaker Scott Squire

Welcome to the third edition of our monthly conversation with a documentary industry person.  This time out, I sat down with Seattle-based doc filmmaker Scott Squire, who along with his wife, Amy Benson, run the documentary production company, Non Fiction Media.  Their first feature documentary is a film called Drawing the Tiger, and was shot…