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The Documentary Life is a show that sets out to inspire and inform documentary filmmakers on how to best live and lead their own doc lives.

The Documentary Life is a show that sets out to inspire and inform documentary filmmakers on how to best live and lead their own doc lives.
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United States

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The Documentary Life is a show that sets out to inspire and inform documentary filmmakers on how to best live and lead their own doc lives.

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@mydoclife

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English

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Episodes

91 – Doc Filmmakers Getting Real, with Claire Aguilar

9/21/2018
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Doc Filmmakers Getting Real, with Claire Aguilar Getting Real is a biennial conference put on by International Documentary Association (IDA) to foster three days of documentary media discussion, with documentary filmmaker’s sustainability at the core... The post 91 – Doc Filmmakers Getting Real, with Claire Aguilar appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:38:19

90 – 5 (More) Reasons to Make Your Documentary Film

9/14/2018
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5 (More) Reasons to Make Your Documentary Film If you are like so many of us doc filmmakers, there have been numerous times where you have questioned or doubted whether or not you should or... The post 90 – 5 (More) Reasons to Make Your Documentary Film appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:40:16

89 – Minding the Gap with Director, Bing Liu

9/7/2018
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Minding the Gap with Director, Bing Liu Every once in awhile a young filmmaker comes out of nowhere and takes the doc world by storm. And this year that name seems to be Bing Liu.... The post 89 – Minding the Gap with Director, Bing Liu appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:46:41

88 – 5 Tips for Your Film Festival Strategy

8/31/2018
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5 Tips for Your Film Festival Strategy Last week, #doclifer Josh Davidsburg took advantage of the TDL Hotline and left a message with us asking about advice for a film festival strategy. Not only did we... The post 88 – 5 Tips for Your Film Festival Strategy appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:29:14

87 – Learning to Breath with Documentary Photography with Alison Wright

8/24/2018
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Learning to Breath with Documentary Photography with Alison Wright Alison Wright has been traveling and working in 150 countries and doing documentary photography for 35+ years. She is one of the single most impressive human... The post 87 – Learning to Breath with Documentary Photography with Alison Wright appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:56:59

86 – Influential Documentaries to My Doc Life

8/17/2018
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Influential Documentaries to My Doc Life As a doc filmmaker, how many times have you been asked what your favorite documentary film is? If you’re anything like me, it’s a nearly impossible and futile question... The post 86 – Influential Documentaries to My Doc Life appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:37:01

85 – Talking Directing and Development with Three Identical Strangers director, Tim Wardle

8/10/2018
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Talking Directing and Development with Three Identical Strangers director, Tim Wardle One of the biggest documentary hits of the summer has been Tim Wardles’ Three Identical Strangers, a film that follows the incredible true story of... The post 85 – Talking Directing and Development with Three Identical Strangers director, Tim Wardle appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:45:33

84 – Staying Connected as a Documentary Filmmaking

8/3/2018
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Staying Connected as a Documentary Filmmaking Last week we attended Podcast Movement 2018 in Philadelphia, USA. It was a great refresher for us – even an eye opener on some levels – in terms of... The post 84 – Staying Connected as a Documentary Filmmaking appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:31:02

83 – My (Rather Candid) Conversation with Brexitannia Director, Timothy George Kelly

7/20/2018
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Conversation with Brexitannia Director, Timothy George Kelly There is something – many things, really – that can be said about having a conversation with Timothy George Kelly (dir., Brexitannia) on the current state of documentary film... The post 83 – My (Rather Candid) Conversation with Brexitannia Director, Timothy George Kelly appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:53:12

82 – Maximizing Your Doc Life with Pedram Shojai, OMD

7/13/2018
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Maximizing Your Doc Life with Pedram Shojai, OMD Pedram Shojai has been embodying the doc life now for years. In fact, one might argue that he was doing so even before he was making documentaries,... The post 82 – Maximizing Your Doc Life with Pedram Shojai, OMD appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:58:58

81 – Hacking the Documentary Film Festival, Part Two

7/6/2018
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Hacking the Documentary Film Festival, Part Two It’s that time again to turn our attention to breaking down the barriers of that ever-elusive filmmaking animal that we’ve all come to respect and love, but few... The post 81 – Hacking the Documentary Film Festival, Part Two appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:51:58

80 – Hacking the Documentary Film Festival, Part One

6/29/2018
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Hacking the Documentary Film Festival, Part One It’s that time again to turn our attention to breaking down the barriers of that ever-elusive filmmaking animal that we’ve all come to respect and love, but few... The post 80 – Hacking the Documentary Film Festival, Part One appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:55:43

79 – Filming in Dangerous Environments with Doc Filmmakers, Chris Kelly & Venerable Luon Sovath

6/22/2018
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Filming in Dangerous Environments The number of docos filming in dangerous or hostile environments has been steadily increasing over the past decade, with the access to both dependable portable film gear as well as the... The post 79 – Filming in Dangerous Environments with Doc Filmmakers, Chris Kelly & Venerable Luon Sovath appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:57:26

78 – From Producing Film DVD Extras to Doc Filmmaking with Jeffrey Schwarz

6/15/2018
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From Producing Hollywood Film DVD Extras to Doc Filmmaking with Jeffrey Schwarz If you’re like me, you are a fan of watching the dvd extras or the making-of videos of some of your favourite films. ... The post 78 – From Producing Film DVD Extras to Doc Filmmaking with Jeffrey Schwarz appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:01:00:50

77 – Mobile Filmmaking Special Pt 2, with FiLMic Pro’s, Neill Barham

6/8/2018
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Mobile Filmmaking Special, Pt 2 In part two of our special on mobile filmmaking for the doc filmmaker, we decided to go right to the source: FiLMic Pro‘s, CEO & found, Neill Barham. And he... The post 77 – Mobile Filmmaking Special Pt 2, with FiLMic Pro’s, Neill Barham appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:42:18

76 – Mobile Filmmaking Special, Pt 1 with Anna Brees

6/1/2018
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Mobile Filmmaking Special, Pt 1 To say that phone filmmaking has quickly turned from shooting cute home movies of your kids to full-fledged filmmaking would be an understatement. And understandably, doc filmmakers, have really been... The post 76 – Mobile Filmmaking Special, Pt 1 with Anna Brees appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:58:08

75 – Talking the Doc Life with My Doc Wife

5/25/2018
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Talking the Doc Life with My Doc Wife I figured since I’m always on here prattling on about my doc life, it might be different to talk about – or actually, with! – my doc... The post 75 – Talking the Doc Life with My Doc Wife appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:52:07

74 – Archival Storytelling For Your Documentary with Tom Jennings

5/18/2018
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Archival Storytelling For Your Documentary Through his production company, 1895 Films, Tom Jennings has become known for his fresh and inventive approach to using archival footage to tell a story. With both Peabody and Emmy... The post 74 – Archival Storytelling For Your Documentary with Tom Jennings appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:58:21

73 – Making Great Sound for Your Documentary with Jean Umansky

5/11/2018
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Making Great Sound for Your Documentary Film Jean Umansky is one of the most respected sound persons in the field of filmmaking. He is a French sound engineer who has worked on over 50+ narrative... The post 73 – Making Great Sound for Your Documentary with Jean Umansky appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:59:07

72 – Direct Distribution for Your Documentary with Christopher Rufo

5/4/2018
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Direct Distribution for Your Documentary Film The topic of film distribution is, perhaps, one of the most requested topics that we’ve ever had for the podcast. And it’s no wonder. While there may seem like... The post 72 – Direct Distribution for Your Documentary with Christopher Rufo appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:57:02