Posts Tagged ‘living the dream’

21 – How to Stop Getting Derailed and Refocus on Your Documentary Film

Remember when you were incredibly excited about that new documentary project you’d been working on?  The one that you even raised some funds via Kickstarter and shot about 50+ hrs of footage?  Then do you remember when in the middle of production you and your wife had your first child?  Yeah, you were having to work…

19 – Achieving Balance in Your Documentary Life

Work-life balance?  Sure, you’ve probably heard of this.  Whether in books, seminars, tv, or radio, we’re always hearing about the necessity of some sort of balance in our daily lives and the various ways in which we might better achieve this.  But what about us creatives, specifically us documentary filmmakers, who more realistically have a Work-Life-Doclife to balance?…

15 – Shaking the Money Tree with Film Funding Consultant Morrie Warshawski

Funding For Your Film What bigger question does the documentary filmmaker have than ‘Where can I find funding for my film?’ ?  Well, today’s documentary industry guest is writer and film funding guru, Morrie Warshawski.  Morrie wrote the well-known (and well read!) book on creative, practical, and (dare I say?) fun ways of funding your…

14 – How to Run Your Kickstarter Campaign

So you’ve heard about this cool thing called crowdfunding – or Kickstarter or Indiegogo – where people are getting their documentary films financed by people all around the world. who are interested in being a part of their project.  And you’re thinking that you might like to do the same… but you haven’t a clue where to…