Watch a FREE short preview to get a quick look at what’s in store for you in our documentary how to videos. Doc Minute: Developing Your Documentary Ideas—Get a glimpse at what you'll learn in the full-length DocuMentor How To: Developing Your Documentary Ideas. What’s the best idea for you to pursue? How can you get the best access to your subjects? Get the rights to your idea? Find out the answers to these crucial questions and so much more. This documentary tutorial explores the creative, legal and business aspects of developing your documentary ideas.
Get on the inside at a Kentucky prison and follow an all-male Shakespearean theater company composed of convicted felons as they cast, rehearse and perform a full production of Shakespeare’s great last play, The Tempest. Murderers, fugitives, thieves—Shakespeare would have loved these guys!
Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival
Special Jury Prize, Independent Film Festival of Boston
Set against the stunning backdrop of the Northern Plains, this inspiring and award winning documentary weaves together the stories of four Lakota Indian families from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. This film invites the viewer to reconnect with the power of family, the spirit of the natural world, and the healing power of humor and faith.
Audience Award – Documentary, American Film Institute, AFI Fest
Best Short Documentary, Nashville Independent Film Festival
Best Instrumental Recording, Native American Music Awards
Probably the hardest part of making a film is finding the money. You don’t have to use your own money. And you don’t have to go into debt. You just have to get ready to have some fun. In this free documentary lesson you’ll hear detailed, step-by-step information about two ideas that will raise documentary money in two weeks or less. So jump in, listen up and get your film going!
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This must-see video documentary tutorial is essential for any filmmaker who has an idea that they are passionate about getting into production. This documentary how to covers not only the creative side of developing ideas, but the legal side as well. You will learn:
What makes a good documentary idea
Ways to find compelling, worthwhile documentary ideas
The best ways to gain access and trust with your subject and characters
How to develop your documentary ideas into captivating stories
How to protect your documentary ideas during production
So just what does it take to produce a documentary? Guess what! You have come to the right place. In this comprehensive audio overview of documentary producing, you get a nuts and bolts course on every step of the process. All the essentials in one place, including:
How to raise documentary money
How to get documentary ideas and how to protect them
How to create documentary budgets
How to hire the best documentary crew for the least amount of money
How to decide on the right gear for your film
How to produce memorable, high quality documentary shoots
How to save money and time in documentary post production
How to have success on the film festival circuit
How to make money with documentary distribution
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