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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

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

71 – Making a Netflix Docuseries with Flint Town Producer, Gary Kout

4/27/2018
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Making a Netflix Docuseries with Flint Town’s, Gary Town These are pretty amazing times for documentary filmmakers. Not only have the popularity of documentary films increased exponentially, not only are there far more resources available... The post 71 – Making a Netflix Docuseries with Flint Town Producer, Gary Kout appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:01:03:51

70 – Crowdfunding for Your Documentary with Seed & Spark’s, Emily Best

4/20/2018
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Crowdfunding for Your Doc with Seed & Spark’s, Emily Best Crowdfunding, nowadays, is one of the most common funding options out there for the documentary filmmaker. However, the crowdfunding playing field has evolved considerably since... The post 70 – Crowdfunding for Your Documentary with Seed & Spark’s, Emily Best appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:49:44

69 – The Art of Film Funding with Carole Lee Dean

4/13/2018
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The Art of Film Funding It’s no secret that one of the bigger hurdles that we are often faced with as documentary filmmakers is that of funding. It is my intention with this episode to... The post 69 – The Art of Film Funding with Carole Lee Dean appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:01:04:05

68 – Wild Wild Documentary Life with Maclain and Chapman Way

4/6/2018
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Wild Wild Documentary Life Maclain and Chapman Way have recently directed, edited, produced one of the most talked about Netflix docuseries of the year, Wild Wild Country. They have become one of the hottest, most sought... The post 68 – Wild Wild Documentary Life with Maclain and Chapman Way appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:01:04:29

67 – Making the Personal Documentary with Michael Wiese

3/30/2018
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Making the Personal Documentary Often times as doc filmmakers, we will choose subjects that are near and dear to our hearts. And usually we will have quite personal connections to these subjects. So it’s only... The post 67 – Making the Personal Documentary with Michael Wiese appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:01:01:37

66 – Making Your Splash as a Documentary Filmmaker with Kelly Richmond Pope

3/23/2018
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Making Your Splash as a Documentary Filmmaker We welcome CPA, Professor of Accountancy, fraud expert, and documentary filmmaker, Kelly Richmond Pope to the programme. Kelly comes highly recommended by other Kartemquin alum, and once you’ve... The post 66 – Making Your Splash as a Documentary Filmmaker with Kelly Richmond Pope appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:53:38

65 – The Other Side of the Doc Camera with Up Series’, Nick Hitchon

3/16/2018
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The Other Side of the Doc Camera In our first 64 episodes of this podcast we have touched upon a host of documentary-related topics and spoken with a variety of guests. However, until now, we’d... The post 65 – The Other Side of the Doc Camera with Up Series’, Nick Hitchon appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:59:36

64 – Margaret Byrne Leads a Documentary Life

3/9/2018
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Margaret Byrne Leads a Documentary Life No other guest that we’ve yet had on the show exemplifies what we’ve been defining over the past 21 months here on TDL as living and leading a documentary life,... The post 64 – Margaret Byrne Leads a Documentary Life appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:54:55

63 – Stories Make the World with Documentary Writer/Producer, Stephen Most

3/2/2018
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Stories Make the World Storytelling is always at the heart of any kind of documentary journey. And for today’s episode of the podcast, we will explore 5 Ways to Tell Someone’s Story, followed by a... The post 63 – Stories Make the World with Documentary Writer/Producer, Stephen Most appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:01:00:50

62 – Career Doc Filmmaker + 2018 Academy Award Nominee, Steve James

2/23/2018
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So what exactly does one say to one of the most respected documentary filmmakers of our time? What does one say to the man who literally inspired countless future doc filmmakers when his film Hoop Dreams... The post 62 – Career Doc Filmmaker + 2018 Academy Award Nominee, Steve James appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:01:05:47

61 – Shooting in Antarctica with Doc Filmmaker, Anthony Powell

2/16/2018
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Filming in Antarctica Shooting in extreme environments as a doc filmmaker can be a challenging thing. Shooting in Antarctica? A whole other ballgame. Just ask Anthony Powell, who has been working on the continent for... The post 61 – Shooting in Antarctica with Doc Filmmaker, Anthony Powell appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:55:42

60 – ‘Directing the Documentary’ with Michael Rabiger

2/9/2018
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If there ever was a Bible for documentary filmmaking, for my money, it would have to be Michael Rabiger‘s Directing the Documentary. The amount of books, online courses, podcasts, and How-to Youtube videos that are out... The post 60 – ‘Directing the Documentary’ with Michael Rabiger appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:55:36

59 – Film Funding & Distribution with ‘Big Sonia’ Filmmakers

2/2/2018
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Film marketing & promotions, crowdfunding, and theatrical distribution are topics that, at some point in time, all independent doc filmmakers will need to know about. So if you’re looking to start arming yourself with some... The post 59 – Film Funding & Distribution with ‘Big Sonia’ Filmmakers appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:01:04:05