So you want to be a documentary filmmaker? Do you think you know how to make a documentary? My first tip would be to tell you don’t do it unless you have a lot of patience and drive. Documentary filmmaking is truly a labor of passion and perseverance. Most docs...
All good documentaries need to have a solid foundation created through proper research. In this article, we will help you research for your next documentary film.
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What is documentary? What qualifies as a documentary film? Let's dig deeper.
On this episode of The Videomaker Podcast we react to the new Rode VideoMic NTG, have a conversation with documentary filmmaker Brandon Vedder, and we talk about some of the leaked camera features coming to Samsung phones.
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With an explosive doc catalog that includes titles like Cocaine Cowboys, Raw Deal and Screwball, Alfred Spellman is no stranger to high stakes filmmaking.
documentaries can be broken up into three types; Docudrama, Observational Documentation and Cinéma Vérité.
"The Russian Woodpecker" (2015) would become a global cautionary tale of what happens when people lose trust in their government.
When does a Copyright enter the Public Domain? We get this question all the time. We'd love to say, If published after this date add XX number of years, and then its OK to use. But—Heavy Sigh—we're talking legal stuff and legal stuff is never so easy. Disclaimer: In the...
When Robert Flaherty (1884-1951) released his first and most famous film "Nanook of the North" in 1922, the term ‘documentary’ had not yet been minted.
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