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Dec 06, 2016
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Useful
by: Jay0767

First time ive seen this, but it gave me the info i was looking for straight off without all the clean my pc plugins you usually get. As i went through it showed me so much more.. great site.

Dec 05, 2016
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Hello team ;)
by: Dardir

I'm Mohamed Dardir,TV Studio Director, from Egypt..
I knew this brilliant web site through searching about tips and information for documentaries, because I have an "Idea" and I want to work on and draw it in real life... So I need help! :D.. I like the "Documentary Starter Kit" course, Thank you Faith...

Dec 04, 2016
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Movie Kid
by: Jonah

Hello! I got inspired with those independent films that have been made here, and outside our country. I really hope that I can contribute and share my work to the world!!!

Nov 27, 2016
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Anis_productions
by: Anis

Hi, I'm Anis and I am happy to be a part of the website ! I'm an upcoming film student also have a passion for photography.

Nov 21, 2016
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documentary development
by: Primrose Fundai

hello. I am Primrose Fundai FROM Zimbabwe. I am very grateful for this valuable information.I DO charity work ,working with orphans and vulnerable children,HIV prevention programming and would like to start my first documentary.

Nov 17, 2016
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glad to find this site
by: Tshireletso

looking forward to learn sumthing that I always wanted to learn, I always wanted to tell stories period.

Nov 16, 2016
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GREAT I FOUND THIS SITE
by: Gaone Bonyana Tapologo

So excited to be part of this team and I am hoping to learn more. Just about to start on my first doc. I am a young lady from Botswana.

Nov 13, 2016
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Great site
by: Mike

Thank You for the simple and concise detailed information

Nov 01, 2016
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Glad I've found this site
by: Sukey

Hi, it's good to have a go-to web page. I'm producing my first short doc with the view to working on more docs and don't have funds to go to film school! So need all the info/help I can get. Nice to meet you all :)

Oct 22, 2016
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Inspirational
by: Dr. Zango

I'm challenged to produce a documentary on my organization. I was never involved or had an idea, but going through this website it feels great, can do it and even feel like changing my profession. If I don't change then I will hug firmly film making as my second. I will keep in touch, put in my best to surprise them with an unpresidented documentry courtesy Faith international馃榾馃榾馃榾

Oct 18, 2016
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Great Team
by: Gyana

Its nice to make contact with you guys. Hoping to learn a lot from here. Cheers!

Oct 17, 2016
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So cool to be here
by: @Trinity

Hi fellow filmmakers My name is Trinity, a Nigerian Port Harcourt base Videographer. For the first time I delve into making documentaries which I intend starting next week. I have already gotten a lot of tips down here and I hope to put all of em to work.
Thanks and best regards @Trinity

Oct 15, 2016
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excellent
by: ringi

This is one site in a million lm glad to be part of it waaauuuu

Oct 13, 2016
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Tips & Advice
by: Martin Watchorn

I am currently directing my second documentary. Discovering the advice from Desktop Documentaries this year has been really helpful and gives me confidence to know so many other filmmakers are in similar positions.
I look forward to receiving more tips from this site and suggest anyone interest in producing, directing or pitching documentaries sign up to this fantastic site and all the free advice available!

Oct 10, 2016
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great learning opportunity
by: Jeff

Hi Jeff, From Kenya. Just about to begin shooting a documentary, believe this will be helpful.

Oct 06, 2016
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Blessing
by: Jo Chancellor

Your site is quite a blessing to me. I am very blessed to be filming my first feature film. "Environment For Murder".
I am also beginning my first music documentary. Looking forward to your
tips.

Oct 06, 2016
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Greetings
by: Umar

Hi guys i am from Sierra Leone,hope to learn new things as we are just in the preliminary stage in film making.

Oct 04, 2016
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Hello to My Filmmaking Family!
by: C. CiCi Carter

Hi everyone! I pray all is well with all of you! As we each start or continue on this journey, may we all be a support to each other and learn from the breadth of the information on this website!

Thank you so much for this information! I just joined, but I am already loving it!

Warmest regards,

CiCi

Sep 29, 2016
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Great!
by: Kene benedicts

I am a photographer and a pencil cartoonist, I am from Lagos Nigeria, I had an offer to make a demo type documentary, of which I haven't done before, then I hit the internet and puuff here I am up in the sky by just the front page...this is a real tool kit for beginners..

Sep 13, 2016
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Documentary of Political Issues in My Country
by: Edward Odonkor

I have been in South Africa for about 15years and next year I want to relocate back to my Country Ghana. Four years ago I started part time photography which you can find here, http://www.amartephoto.com . If i get back home, I want to start shooting documentaries of pressing issues in my country to make a change in my country for the future generation of my country. So I searched the net about how to make documentary films. This site has all the advice I will need, its only a fews hours and my mind is cleared about my doubts on shooting documentaries.

Thank you for this great site.

Sep 13, 2016
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FarSide Productions, South Africa
by: Andrew Newby

Greetings from Hopefield, Western Cape, South Africa. This looks like a great forum. I'm expecting good things.

Sep 13, 2016
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Glad to join everybody
by: Aaron Collins

I actually have already been receiving emails from this site, it's just the first time I'be signed the guest list. I'm looking forward to learning all I can about making documentaries.

Aug 15, 2016
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Communication Officer
by: Ben Korok Talakam

Thank you so much for this site. I am doing my first documentary on reconciliation processes in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea and couldn't get it off until going through this site. I am now planning the documentary.

Really needed assistance in planning and scripting but here I kind of found my bearings.

Thank you again!

Aug 15, 2016
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Thanks
by: Pat

I am new at this yet I have spent the last 40 years of my life looking for the answer to my people problems, and at 69I Have been given this change to make my point by making a film and audio documentary on Aboriginal Leadership for my PhD, then I found you, great timing thanks

Aug 15, 2016
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Great
by: Rebecca Amulen

Greatest and most helpful site for upcoming documentary makers.

Thank you

Aug 05, 2016
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New and want to improve
by: Vero

Hello,
Thank you for this site. My honey and I both finished our military careers and we are seeking to capture some very valuable things... He's been doing it for a while and me, I'm new. We're hoping to find grants, great mentors and unlimited info and tips. Thanks for having this page... As I experience it I'm sure the other stars will be "presented".

Jul 29, 2016
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Most helpful
by: White peaks

Most interesting and helpful site.

Jul 28, 2016
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Very grateful
by: Appiah

As a film and documentary student,i find this website as a real tool kit.

Jul 22, 2016
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very rich site
by: David A

i am so glad i could find a website with so rich information as what i find here. i think each day draws me closer to my dreams and those seemingly insurmountable obstacles are gradually giving way

Jul 13, 2016
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Very much thrilled!!!
by: Rose

I'm just really excited to start learning about making documentaries and I'm veryyyyyy glad I found this place because it's perfect! 馃挅

Jul 12, 2016
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Thanks for helping others
by: engr roland

All the Testimony is giving Hope for the upcoming to get strong and to know more. We appreciate your effort.

Jun 13, 2016
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inspiration and motivation
by: Ellen Z.

Thanks for always seeming to provide exactly what I needed exactly when I needed it. Your great information and amazing responsiveness are tremendously appreciated!

May 04, 2016
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One who knows
by: Jennifer

You can tell by the questions Faith asks that she truly understands the difficulties encountered by documentary filmmakers. She knows the ups and downs. The effort it takes to reach milestones along the path.

It's a major undertaking and she offers resources and support that we all need. It feels good to read her words of encouragement. Keep the faith!

Apr 22, 2016
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love the site!
by: Pamela Enzweiler Pulice

Hi Faith, I love your site, and I appreciate the way you turn complicated concepts into clear, concise, easy to digest information. I am working on my first documentary, and you are someone I turn to.

Pamela Enzweiler Pulice
Reel Stories Productions

Feb 21, 2016
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very helpful!
by: Denisa P.

I work in film production and I have a documentary project. I came across your website accidentally when I was researching the Internet. I find your website very useful for all those interested in making documentaries and I already found a lot of interesting and helpful information.

Thank you very much again and keep connected!

Kind regards,
Denisa

Dec 04, 2015
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Excellent support and education
by: Michael

Now I can really appreciate this site, starting our first documentary. Excellent! Everything is all here, accept for the Canadian side of legalities. but still, this saves me so much time and money.

Thank you Desktop Documentaries!

Sep 28, 2015
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Awesome experience
by: Josue Oropeza, Hemet, CA

Thank you, you really make this learning experience so easy. It probably would have taken me years to find all of this out on my own!

Aug 16, 2015
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love
by: Brittany Gamboa

I love your site thank you so much for all of this, you're great! I may not be a budding film maker per se, but I do want to make videos. Some sentences I read on here are actually, dare I say it, more eye-opening and helpful than what I personally learned in school. Thank you!!


Aug 10, 2015
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congratulations
by: Leo Eaton

I found your site by chance while suggesting crowd funding to a colleague. Congratulations, as someone who's made a living out of documentaries for 30 years, this is one of the most comprehensive summaries of what it takes to do it that I've ever seen.

Leo Eaton 路 President & CEO at Eaton Creative, Inc

Jun 25, 2015
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I found it verry impressive and helpfull
by: Mpendulo ntombela

Impressive

Jun 04, 2015
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fabulous site!
by: Sherif Fayek

Thanks for this fantastic site, that gives hope, practical advise, and much guidance while one could easily feel lost beginning from nowhere, in this chasing of dreams adventure..

I discovered by coincidence your fabulous site, while looking for tips about documentary filmmaking, for an idea of a small documentary I wish I could realise in Manhattan..

It is so comforting to see all these testimonials and the large community of persons that followed this pass, generously giving advise and guidance to new comers.

Apr 28, 2015
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Impressive and Informative
by: Michael

The tools you offer are impressive, and will accelerate my growth as documentarian very quickly. Thank you!

Apr 15, 2015
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Bestest way of learning documentary film making
by: Leila Sheikh

Learning! Learning! Learning!
What a wonderful way to learn.
Asante/Thank You Faith.
Leila Sheikh
Tanzania

Apr 15, 2015
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Forget the 800 comment - you corrected situation fast via email!
by: Anonymous

At least you respond fast to emails sent this on your website. Thank you for that (but it would benefit you to have that 800 number!)

Mar 20, 2015
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Best site I ever visited
by: Rani Wahidi

This is the best website I have ever visited and have benefited a great deal from it. I improved my skills and I started making documentaries after learning from this site and since then i have made 4 documentaries. I really would like to thank you for the great tips and techniques given by this site.

Rani Wahidi
Pakistan

Jan 27, 2015
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Glad about James continuing with his project
by: Leila Sheikh

Am really glad that Faith 'held' James's hand and helped him to not give up the film about his parents.
Thank you Faith for 'being there'.
Way to go James.
Keep us posted.
Leila
Tanzania

Jan 26, 2015
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recommended resource
by: Joyce Fitzpatrick (Los Angeles, CA)

I am really enjoyed reading all of the materials and articles made available through Desktop Documentaries! I would recommend their site to any documentary filmmaker who wants to better their skills in today's market!! (via Facebook)

Dec 08, 2014
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It's amazing to have such great "Faith"
by: James Williams

A while ago I decided to walk away from a passion project of mine, namely, a story about my late parents. I had a grandiose dream to film and produce a feature documentary mini-series that would tell their story. My hope was to involve my siblings and as many family members as possible.

But it turned into a fruitless effort and no avail with support or participation by any of my family, especially my sibs. After more than 15 years of effort, I put the project down and walked away from it altogether.

Faith emailed me and expressed her sadness and disappointment at my decision, but respected it. She also encouraged me to not give up on it altogether. Recently, I had an epiphany of a sort. I watched some of my old works on the project, and suddenly my head was and is, swimming with a plethora of ideas for how to create a story film about the lives of my parents.

instead of being a feature mini-series, it will be a feature length film, told from a single perspective, and will be a factual documentary only. No siblings, no family involved. Pieces are falling into place.

Faith quietly and gently encouraged me to not give up on it. Thank you Faith. It is amazing what can happen if you have the right "Faith" in your corner, looking over your shoulder... I expect to finish the film in about 3 years, maybe less...

Dec 07, 2014
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Awesome!
by: Leila Sheikh

I have learnt to be more confident as a documentary film maker.
Asante Faith
Leila

Dec 07, 2014
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Faith's not just a Pro!
by: Tamba Jean-Matthew III

Faith's not just a Professional, but a revolutinary!

And her ideas will not only revolutionarise the film industry, but will go a long way in positively changing the way people do things.

Oct 17, 2014
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One in a million!
by: Samuel Wanjohi

Finding a website that offers these valuable tips for free, in a world where most people are self-centered, is a great great thing! God bless you Faith!

Oct 14, 2014
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superb
by: Abdullahi Baba Alawusa

This site is wonderfully superb! All the documentary filmmaking tools and resources are provided, with emphasis on Do-it-yourself methods. Glad I`ve visited this site; it`s gonna be my favourite, am sure!

Oct 08, 2014
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wonderfully wonderful
by: Tosin Akintuyosi

The best crash course I've had in my life. I guess the next step apply all this knowledge into my next documentary. God bless you faith, with love from Lagos Nigeria.

Sep 18, 2014
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Greetings from Tanzania
by: Leila Sheikh

I have shared with my colleagues the tips and info which Faith posts regularly.
Asante from Tanzania.
Leila Sheikh

Jul 20, 2014
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It's to the Point!
by: Melanie Armstrong

Thank You Faith,
I love the 7 day crash course. I am a full time mother of two young children with a doco Idea that is unfolding right now. I needed something that's to the point and did not take up much time- this course is perfect!I have background in acting and presenting, so I have a bit of an idea of the film making process but this course connected all the dots and took the mystery away!

Jul 17, 2014
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Asante from Tanzania
by: Leila

Documentary film making is a relatively new genre in my country, Tanzania in East Africa.
Faith, you are conducting a school without walls, a school without borders.
Asante
Leila

Jul 17, 2014
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thank you
by: Rose Munyeki (Kenya)

(via Facebook)
I have a passion in film making and am working on my first documentary your website has just offered the steps which makes it easy for me to venture into the challenging world of film making but awarding too. thanks

May 16, 2014
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Thank you!
by: Nicola Hague

Thank you so much for your excellent site - I think it is the best I have seen in terms of demystifying the documentary filmmaking experience !

Apr 14, 2014
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Appreciation for wat u r doing..
by: Lenamile Motshegetsi

m very blessed and m still learning from Desktop Documetaries..the information i get is very useful and powerful for a student like me who is doing television and film production..
m lookijng forward to produce my own documentaries..Thank u and God bles you

Mar 29, 2014
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GOOD JOB
by: EMMANUEL KOECH

IAM a student in africa country KENYA AND SCHOOL KENYA INSTITUTE OF MASS COMMUNICATION . iam studing fillm production directing . For me i have been using this page as my references point and it has help me out some much thank you so much good job

Mar 19, 2014
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A great help!
by: Anonymous

Thanks, I needed a direction and your words made my project possible. Re-organizing priorities has led me to go forward with confidence that I am able to turn my latest book into full documentary. Glad I found you! Thanks again!

Mar 09, 2014
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thank you!!
by: Andrew Bloom

THANK YOU for creating this website. I produced a documentary video waaay back around 1983. I've traveled a number of paths since then and find myself ready to produce again. Your website is an incredible resource to help me get going again. I'm also signing up with a local community access tv station to propel my efforts. I have a very definite idea for the documentary that I want to produce. I have a mostly un-related full-time day job so I won't be able to go full throttle. Thanks again for your contribution.

Feb 14, 2014
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Just Too Good To Be True
by: Sobhanund Seeparsad

I am a journalist from Mauritius and I followed your 7-day online course on documentary filmaking. I must say the course is more than excellent for those who want to know what documentary making involves. What is given in the course exceeds what one expects from even a seven-day inhouse workshop. The course is a good starting point for all creative people who contemplate a change in career. Thank you and keep the good work going.

Jan 09, 2014
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THE BEST ONLINE DOCUMENTARY FILM UNIVERSITY EVER!
by: Della Prince Diaba

This site undoubtedly is the best Documentary Film University ever built online.I am a journalist and want to focus on documentary filmmaking, but have no professional training in film production. I have been scouting the internet for a very good website and I discovered this gem. Everything I need to become a professional documentary filmmaker is right here.This page is extremely indispensable! Thank God for the unselfish individual(s) who built this great site. God bless you!

Dec 21, 2013
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great resource (via Facebook)
by: Kokasi Roland Odinga | Kampala, Uganda

Desktop Documentaries is the best resource centre for film/documentary makers and ethusiasts I have known. I have my debts to pay for immensely benefiting from this resource centre. Faith Fuller, I am heavily indebted to particularly you. But I will soon pay my debts if you know what I mean.

Dec 16, 2013
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Thanks, Faith!
by: Pawel Przywara, Ph. D.

Dear Faith,

your clues are very helpful for everybody who seriously thinks about making video documentaries. Thanks for all your tips and ideas,

best regards,
Pawel

Dec 14, 2013
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much good here
by: mr almis

My name is Almis. I appreciate the information you demonstrated about how to fund documentry films and how to carry it out and shown the system of modern knowledge. I thank mortals like yourselves.

Dec 11, 2013
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Thank You!!
by: Bella Thomson

I am actually a high school filmmaker, but I am currently working on an hour-long documentary about Tourette Syndrome. It may sound crazy, but I produced the half hour pilot version of the documentary in grade nine! I am very passionate about filmmaking, as well as raising awareness for Tourette Syndrome, so I am very happy to be working on a project in which I can combine both!

I didn't discover your website until last summer when I was planning my full film, but once I did I felt saved! There is so much useful information on there that is very helpful for my project! I salute all of the work you have done :-)

I look forward to learning even more from your website, and would be happy to send you a copy of my film when it is finished!

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**Note added by Desktop Documentaries: Learn more about Bella's project and watch the pilot for her doc here: What Makes Us Tic | Tourette Syndrome Documentary

Sep 20, 2013
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amazingly helpful
by: M M Lawrence

I'm a first time producer and in preproduction for my first documentary. Already, I've found your site amazingly helpful. I will be visiting often.

Thanks for putting this out there.

Sep 06, 2013
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love it - thank you -
by: Tricia Greenwood

I am working on a documentary for the first time- this info is so helpful....

I want to inspire others to follow their dreams and the desires of their hearts no matter what they have gone through- be it loss, suffering or betrayal.

My film will be about the journey in making music and finding my purpose later in life.

http://www.triciamusic.com

Jul 17, 2013
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very inspiring (via Facebook)
by: Aijan Mynbaeva | Almaty, Kazakhstan

Dear Faith, I want to say that I admire you very much. Not only did you turn your impressive experience into a great asset, you provide much needed help to newbies like me. You example is very inspiring. Thank you!

Jul 17, 2013
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Empowering!
by: Bradford Myers

(via Facebook)
I'm extremely grateful for this website and the information herein. I feel fortunate Google placed your website near (or at) the top of my search. The content you've provided has greatly encouraged me and empowered my will to film my documentary. I now know I can successfully express myself and justly reflect my subject matters with everything contained on these pages. This website is a definitive one-stop source that I'll use for my artistic endeavor.

May 25, 2013
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thanks
by: Odil Ents (via Facebook)

A well thought out and concisely written website... many thanks... just stumbled upon it by chance... glad I did though!

May 16, 2013
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Very Helpful
by: Anonymous

I am studying an MA in Documentary and its a useless course so I stumbled upon this website by pure chance and I am very pleased that I did. I find it has some excellent information which is very helpful to a newbie like myself so a big Thumbs Up!

Apr 01, 2013
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thank you!
by: James M. Williams Jr.

Faith Fuller at Desktop-Documentaries.com continues to provide high quality services and assistance to any "Wannabe" documentary filmmaker and/or videographer.

Much of what she provides is free, including all the links for grants, filmmaking, info about cameras, camcorders, audio, pre-production and post and so much more.

She gives an incredible wealth of information and does it most of it for free. What she does charge for are her books that she invested years and countless hours putting together, yet her prices for them are so affordable and beyond reasonable. While it's true her books are electronic, the information they contain are invaluable to anyone wanting to delve into the field of filmmaking and videography.

Thank you Faith for everything, but most of all, for your continued support and inspiration.

James M. Williams Jr.
Owner: Raven's Feather Studio & Froglips Productions

Mar 05, 2013
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first class website
by: Peter Thompson

I was pleasantly surprised at the simplicity, cleanliness, content and layout of your website.
The quality and scope is very adequate for me as a relative beginner in videography.

I am 67 years of age and love making documentaries of the local fauna in my travels around Australia.

Once again, thanks for the help you offer on your site and congratulations on your presentation, it is 1st class.

Feb 25, 2013
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hope for the best
by: ProbirRoy

your website is absoluety very useful for documentary film makers around the world who are searching for new light.Probir Roy.cinematographer.India

Jan 15, 2013
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Thank you Faith and blessings.
by: Charlie Smith

Thank you Faith and blessings. Congratulations with your accomplishments and with your desire to help other. I feel truly blessed to have found your web sight. I am in process of finishing one of multiple books I am writing, I also own the rights to an awesome rap song that is finished that is about my life, and lastly, I have been working on my life documentary film gathering interviews, photos, video footage, etc. and remain excited as I plan to release the book, cd, and dvd documentary simultaneously. Thank you once again for your impartation of knowledge, wisdom, understanding, and experience that will contribute to the success of my product launch within the months to come. Have a great, special, and blessed day.

Warm Regards,

Charlie Smith

Nov 17, 2012
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new documentary film maker.
by: Audley G. Smith

I had my stories in my head for a while until I say a lot of people can very much benefit from my stories,this site has made it possible for me to do so.I didn't know it could be so easy & straight forward.Thank you I really appreciate your support.Audley Smith Jnr.

Nov 14, 2012
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Outstanding!
by: John Maslowski

Your website is amazing! I am in the process of making my first documentary on an iPhone and I have learned so much here already. Not only is the content great I find it easy to navigate the site. Kudos!

Nov 02, 2012
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documentary ideas
by: Uzoma Oguh, Lagos, Nigeria

Ever since stumbling on this website my world has changed! thank you DIY documentary

Aug 16, 2012
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Superb
by: Ali-H

Excellent! Amazing! Can't wait to get going.
Thanks for your help Faith x

Aug 03, 2012
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Truely great
by: subhasish

Really ideas are very good and affordable. I am definitely going to experiment these in my next shooting. Thank and looking ahead for many more such ideas or tips.
From
Subhasish Das
Guwahati (INDIA)

Jul 04, 2012
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REQUEST
by: PRINCE OSCAR

i need to know more about your organization. i also need your email address so that we can communicate better.

Jun 04, 2012
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Great site!
by: Daniel Rucerito - Full Sail University

Great information and a perfect one stop internet source for everything you need to know about making a film documentary.

Apr 26, 2012
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many thanks
by: Susan West 路 London, United Kingdom

Thank you so much, all the information here has come in very handy for me.

Apr 06, 2012
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thanks, nicely done
by: Gary D'Arcy, Edinburgh UK

About to embark on my very first project and this site is a treasure trove of hints and tips. Wow and thank you!

Mar 30, 2012
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really like it
by: Abhimanyu Humagin, Nepal

I am delighted to read this blog. Really helpful and inspirational..

Abhimanyu Humagin
Film Studies at Contemporary Vision and SEF- Nepal

Mar 25, 2012
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nice work
by: Deepankar Cari帽oso Adhikary - Mexico

Very informative and helpful... like all the articles! Thanks D. Documentaries

Deepankar Cari帽oso Adhikary
Lifestyle Photographer/ Film Maker at AD photography

Mar 24, 2012
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thank you
by: Jack Kau - Johannesburg, South Africa

Great site with great solutions.

Mar 06, 2012
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God bless
by: Dillon Naicker 路 Johannesburg, Gauteng

God bless you for all you give through this site! Thank you!


Feb 24, 2012
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great appreciation
by: Abel Dzobo, Zimbabwe

(via Facebook)
Great appreciation of all the various stages of filmmaking. Suffered on the distribution part when I did my first documentary "The Show Goes On" about a Zimbabwean musician who was suffering from cancer, but would not let it get him down. he kept on recording new albums and performing at live shows. I hired a big didtributor and lost it all to piracy. So the page on distribution is particularly enlightening.

Feb 22, 2012
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nice
by: La White, USA

Great site. I will be visiting alot.

Feb 17, 2012
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Desktop Documentaries website...
by: James, Anchorage Alaska

I have visited and continue to visit this website many times since I discovered it a few years ago. The information she provides and giving people the ability and choice to post their documentary ideas is a HUGE asset.

I also appreciate all the links and information that she posts and provides for free. I've learned a lot since I started using her website as an information source. Thank you FAITH FULLER!!! You are a true inspiration.

James

Feb 15, 2012
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Good job!
by: Som Prasad Niroula (ASIA)

Good job!

Feb 15, 2012
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thanks!
by: Erickson Sosokoneh

For quite sometime now trying to find to improve on my talent in documentary production, thanks to desktop-documentaries.com for their step by step making documentaries.

Feb 14, 2012
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Great site
by: Dennis Makawa Mbewe, South Africa

Great site. I find documentaries fascinating! I believe I have my own stories to tell.........and there is always the first to take to get to the top.........

Feb 08, 2012
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good ideas, thanks
by: Jagath Arachchige, Sri Lanka

Thanks a lot. actually I was searching for more tactics for documentary film. This site gave me some ideas.

Feb 02, 2012
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by: Supriyo Maulik, Calcutta INDIA

The tips on this site are pragmatic and provides enough impetus to starters! Thanks dear publisher..

Jan 23, 2012
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Long Beach, CA USA
by: Dennis Weber

Thanks to the author -- I found the camcorder article comprehensive, and it helped me to narrow down what is important or essential for a beginner cinematographer.

Jan 23, 2012
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Very insightful
by: Sarah Glenn - USA

Wonderful to learn that the great mysteries of video making are so easily manageable! I am grateful for this resource that gives me a DIY option when faced with VERY inflated prices from professional film makers.

Jan 19, 2012
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Excellent!
by: Mary Samu, Harare (Zimbabwe)

Excellent!

Jan 19, 2012
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very helpful!
by: Lisa Arslanian | Damascus, Syria

I'll soon be starting work on a documentary, the site has helped me put some order in my thoughts, helpful hints!

Jan 18, 2012
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big help.. thanks!
by: Israel Jibunor, South Africa

After reading the article on steps to follow after post production of film, I felt more uplifting and encouraged to go ahead in shooting my african base action film. this film will set for shooting in south africa. please wish me good luck.

Jan 18, 2012
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thumbs up!
by: Sabrina Aviles - Boston, Mass. (USA)

I am a professional filmmaker, and I applaud this site for detailing the ABC's of documentary filmmaker. It serves as my own checklist as I continue making my own films... Thanks!

Jan 18, 2012
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Your site is a big help
by: Wibe Yego

Thanks a lot for your continued support and advise on documentary making. I am indeed gaining a lot miles away from you.

I am based in East Africa, Kenya and what I read from your site is sharpening my skills and is opening my ways. I have been making documentaries, but through your guidance I believe that I will make
even better documentaries.

Thanks a great deal Faith!

Jan 10, 2012
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inspired...
by: Sharon Rush Green, Texas USA

thank you, I had been wanting to do a documentary for so long. but just didn't have idea where I would start. everything u listed to help me get started was what I been thinking. always second guessing myself. but when you get confirmation then you know it shall happen.

Jan 03, 2012
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very helpful
by: Paddy Karanja

I am a trained film professional, but the wealth of knowledge as offered by desktop documentaries is invaluable. thanks much.

Jan 03, 2012
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thanks for posting
by: Fellan Ikenga 路 Nairobi, Kenya

Thanx for posting this article. We as script writers are really learning more than enough and can authoritatively lecture on documentary.

Jan 03, 2012
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very nice
by: Sindiso Wolde Emmanuel Solontsi, Pretoria (South Africa)

This is a very nice briefing and will help me in my film competition.Thanks guys.

Jan 03, 2012
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thanks
by: Mayumba Richard Maric, Kafret Nassar, Al Jizah (Egypt)

thank u guys.

Jan 03, 2012
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thank you
by: Princess Joy Cabrera 路 Trinity University of Asia

thank you so much :D this is a big help so that I can finish my project.

Jan 03, 2012
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like it
by: Shelly Chris 路 New York (USA)

Very creative

Jan 03, 2012
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by: Aaron Ayobola Ajayi 路 Lagos, Nigeria

Enough to make a quintessential doc filmmaker.

Jan 03, 2012
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THANK YOU!!!
by: James Williams (Alaska USA)

I am very excited to have found your website. It's proving to be a valuable tool in my efforts to achieve my goal of completing this project. It has already taken far too long and I'm ready for it to grow. Your website and all the information and links has given me new hope and a vigorous willingness to plow ahead and work on the project again, THANK YOU!!!

Jan 03, 2012
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Great!
by: Crystal Anderson, Atlanta, GA (USA)

Excellent source of information.

Jan 03, 2012
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Great work!
by: Sedick Joseph Saralina

After much search on the basics of documentary making, found this little gem. Informative and easy on the mind. In every aspect of living there is the is a consciousness that the best ideas comes from the best equipped people. Desktop Documentaries are changing that because there are more stories to be told other than the ones we usually see. Great work! Desktop Documentaries is a beacon in information for future documentary makers.

Jan 03, 2012
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Very meaningful
by: Vinay Sharma, Apex College, Pokhara University

A very meaningful site for my students. They are interested in film making.

Dec 27, 2011
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Very Good
by: Kinny Siakachoma, Lusaka (Zambia)

It's a good site. I've found nice tips on how to make good documentaries.

Dec 24, 2011
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Thank you!!
by: Sarah, Sydney, Australia

I just wanted to say that I think your website is amazing. I am a beginner with an idea, and the info and articles on your website are easy to understand and answer many questions I have. I was also impressed that I got some feedback on my doco idea within about 24 hours of posting it. I can't wait to start filming!

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