With an explosive doc catalog that includes titles like Cocaine Cowboys, Raw Deal and Screwball, Alfred Spellman is no stranger to high stakes filmmaking.
"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.
As an indie doc filmmaker, getting to the final stages of completing your film can be grueling. Ordinarily, you've spent months or years on a project. In fact, you know the characters in your film better than your own family. Then comes the financial strain as you...
Much of documentary storytelling is about capturing footage of unfolding actuality — unscripted situations, events and natural interactions.
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You could argue that the first films ever made were documentaries.As early as the late 1800’s, motion picture pioneers tinkered with continuously-running photographic...