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Links for Documentary Production Webinar

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For all those who have been a part of our Documentary Production webinar recently or in the past, we felt it might be a good idea to post the links that we give in the webinar for all to enjoy here. I'll try to be as descriptive with the links as possible by putting them into categories.

Documentary Production

  1. How to Make a Documentary:http://www.videomaker.com/article/12546/
  2. The Videomaker Documentary toolkit with training and forms:https://www.videomaker.com/shop/ultimate-toolkits/documentary-ultimate-toolkit.html
  3. A great place to go online for free public domain videos. It has old commercials, government films, and educational films:http://www.archive.org/
  4. Videomaker's Free Sound Effects, Resources, and Video List:http://www.videomaker.com/downloads/

Documentary Storytelling

  1. Videomaker's best selling Documentary Storytelling DVD:https://www.videomaker.com/shop/instructional-videos/documentary-storytelling-dvd.html

Documentary Funding

  1. A great place to go to find projects to work on for money:http://www.poptent.net/
  2. A fundraising website where you can post your project for others to fund:http://www.kickstarter.com/
  3. Another fundraising website where you can post your project for others to fund:http://www.indiegogo.com/
  4. Best directory for finding available foundations and grants:http://fconline.foundationcenter.org/
  5. Great resource for documentary funding and helpful documents:http://www.neh.gov/
  6. Another great resource for documentary funding and helpful documents:http://www.nea.gov/
  7. If you can't set up a non-profit on your own, this is a good place to find a non-profit sponsor:http://www.fiscalsponsordirectory.org/
  8. Most used documentary budgeting software:http://www.entertainmentpartners.com/Content/Products/Budgeting.aspx
  9. A great, more affordable option for documentary budgeting software:http://www.junglesoftware.com/home/

Documentary Distribution

  1. Videomaker's Contest Page with descriptions and dates for contests:http://www.videomaker.com/community/contest/
  2. Videomaker's Film Festival Page:http://www.videomaker.com/community/festival/

Hopefully you've all found this list helpful and we look forward to having you back soon!