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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

Language:

English

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Episodes

100 – Happy Thanksgiving Finale From The Documentary Life

11/23/2018
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Happy Thanksgiving Finale From The Documentary Life It is the week of giving thanks, as we celebrate Thanksgiving here in the U.S. Coincidentally, it is episode #100, our last episode of Season One of the... The post 100 – Happy Thanksgiving Finale From The Documentary Life appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:56:24

99 – Outdoor Adventure Films with Peter Mortimer

11/16/2018
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Outdoor Adventure Films with Peter Mortimer Peter Mortimer has been climbing and making outdoor adventure films for the past twenty years through his company, Sender Films. His company has put out some of the most... The post 99 – Outdoor Adventure Films with Peter Mortimer appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:59:15

98 – Working with Werner Herzog and Les Blank with Maureen Gosling

11/9/2018
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Working with Werner Herzog and Les Blank with Maureen Gosling Maureen Gosling is not only the editor of my favourite documentary film of all time, but quite possibly my favourite film of all time. Period. ... The post 98 – Working with Werner Herzog and Les Blank with Maureen Gosling appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:44:21

97 – Understanding Doc Society with Maxyne Franklin

11/2/2018
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Understanding Doc Society with Maxyne Franklin Doc Society (formerly BritDoc) is a non-profit that has been working directly with documentary filmmakers since its inception in 2005, to make the most impact in the world with... The post 97 – Understanding Doc Society with Maxyne Franklin appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:46:13

96 – Short Your Way to a Feature with Jon Kasbe

10/26/2018
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Short Your Way to a Feature with Jon Kasbe Jon Kasbe may not be a name that you are familiar with… yet. Unless you are intricately connected to film festivals or an avid follower of... The post 96 – Short Your Way to a Feature with Jon Kasbe appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:45:33

95 – America to Steve James

10/19/2018
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America to Steve James Steve James is one of the most recognizable names in documentary. Many of us #doclifers have been inspired by his films and the way in which he makes them. He was... The post 95 – America to Steve James appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:48:10

94 – Documentary Film Distribution with Jon Reiss

10/12/2018
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Documentary Film Distribution with Jon Reiss No one knows documentary film distribution in quite the way that film distro wizard, Jon Reiss does. The founder of Hybrid Cinema and author of film distribution Bible, Think... The post 94 – Documentary Film Distribution with Jon Reiss appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:48:10

93 – The Full-time Doc Filmmaker, with Mat Hames

10/5/2018
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The Full-time Doc Filmmaker, with Mat Hames Mat Hames is one of the few, fortunate ones in our doc world that makes his entire living doing his passion of documentary film. Whether it is through... The post 93 – The Full-time Doc Filmmaker, with Mat Hames appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:49:47

92 – How to Fund Your Film: The Individual Donor

9/28/2018
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How to Fund Your Film: The Individual Donor An often overlooked aspect of film funding is the individual donor. Which is kind of surprising, given that statistics tend to show that 50 percent (and sometimes... The post 92 – How to Fund Your Film: The Individual Donor appeared first on The Documentary Life.

Duration:00:32:45

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