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Aug 20, 2018

Lessons Learned Distributing My First Short Documentary by Walt Laineenkare

Distributing A Short Documentary

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Aug 18, 2018

LIVE Coaching Call: August 18 @ 11:00am PST

Join us TODAY, Saturday Aug. 18.
"Thank you for the fascinating class you created. I took continuing education classes on the subject of documentary film making at NYU and SVA and none of them came close to the quality of material you covered in just the first 3 chapters I took so far." -Nitsan Tal, Documentary Filmmaker

Copyright Your Documentary Idea

Learn More: "Documentary Storytelling & Scriptwriting Masterclass"

Aug 16, 2018

Making A Documentary: Rule of Thirds

Learn how the basic rules of photography apply when shooting video for documentaries.

Rule of Thirds

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Aug 09, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT! Ken Burns Teaches Documentary Filmmaking In First Ever Online Class (Pre-Enrollment Now Open)

Learn More and Pre-Enroll: Ken Burns Teaches Documentary Filmmaking (Masterclass)

Aug 06, 2018

10 Sure Fire Ways To Raise Money For Your Documentary

The Science of Storytelling

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Jul 17, 2018

Newly Updated! Documentary Learning Center

We are excited to announce that our Documentary Learning Center has just received a fresh upgrade.

All the Courses, Templates & Tutorials!

Many of the changes are behind the scenes to make the functionality of the site run smoother. But you'll notice a few design updates as well (new colors, layout updates, etc). It's been 2-3 months of hard work and we are so excited to finally share this with you.

Poke around and let us know what you think!

Documentary Learning Center

Jul 07, 2018

How To Add Tension, Drama and Suspense To Your Documentary

Are you struggling to make your documentary more compelling? You're not alone! This is THE #1 struggle for filmmakers.

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Jun 26, 2018

Smartphone Filmmaking: How To (Easily) Upgrade Your Smartphone Audio

smartphone audio

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Jun 23, 2018

Three Reasons Why Now Is A Great Time To Be A Documentary Filmmaker by Matthew Miele

[Video Courtesy: Film Courage]

Learn How to Make A Documentary

Jun 18, 2018

12-Point Check List for Aspiring Documentary Filmmakers

12 Point Filmmaking Check List

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Jun 14, 2018

Television Producer Makes First Feature Documentary | 'Behind-The-Scenes' with Mark Maxey

Filming Crowds

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Jun 04, 2018

Production 101: Basics Of Making A Documentary

12 Point Filmmaking Check List

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May 31, 2018

Making A Sports Documentary with Alex Harron

Sports Documentary

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May 28, 2018

Get Hired! Latest Documentary and Video Production Jobs

Documentary and Video Jobs

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May 24, 2018

Calendar For Filmmakers: The Latest Funding and Festival Deadlines

Calendar For Filmmakers

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May 14, 2018

The Basics Of Making A Documentary: 7 Key Steps To Making Your Film

7 Steps To Make A Documentary

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May 10, 2018

New Review: "Fascinating Class"

"Thank you for the fascinating class you created. I took continuing education classes on the subject of documentary film making at NYU and SVA and none of them came close to the quality of material you covered in just the first 3 chapters I took so far." -Nitsan Tal, Documentary Filmmaker (Enrolled in Documentary Storytelling & Scriptwriting Class)

Copyright Your Documentary Idea

Learn More: "Documentary Storytelling & Scriptwriting Masterclass"

May 08, 2018

Ideas For Using 360 Degree Video For Your Documentary

360 Degree Video

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May 07, 2018

New Review: "Made the 'overwhelm' seem doable!"

"This mini course highlights the basic pieces that would need to come together to make a successful documentary. Even though there are plenty of moving parts... having a template/checklist to get started encouraged me to do just that, and took some of the "overwhelm" away... Thanks for sharing!" - Karen Harrison

360 Degree Video

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May 01, 2018

Five Documentary Filmmakers Share Advice + Camera Choice (Phoenix Film Festival)

Five Documentary Filmmakers

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Apr 27, 2018

New Review: "Thanks and thumbs up!"

"The course is structured well conveying information and examples with comfortable tone and tempo." -Renee Topper/filmmaker (Enrolled in Documentary Budgeting Masterclass)

Budgeting Masterclass

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Apr 23, 2018

Choosing Music For Your Documentary (Advice From A Composer)

Choosing Music For Your Documentary

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Apr 17, 2018

It's A Wrap! NAB 2018 Highlights (Picks For Documentary/Independent Filmmakers)

NAB 2018 Highlights

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Apr 10, 2018

This Week: Desktop Documentaries is at NAB 2018!

NAB 2018

Stay tuned for updates...

Apr 04, 2018

Drone Laws Resource Guide and Check-List For Filmmakers

Drone Laws For Filmmakers

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Mar 26, 2018

Video For Photographers: Three Quick Tips For Photographers Shooting Video

Video For Photographers

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Mar 25, 2018

7-Day Documentary Crash Course Review | "Love it! Love it!! Love it!!!"

Documentary 7 Day Crash Course"Just finished my 7-Day Documentary Crash Course. The pathway to Documentary Film making is less daunting, I am certainly a lot more confident and I am actually getting excited about making my documentary. Taking this course has demystified documentary film making hence I am encouraged to continue on my journey as a doc filmmaker." - Ms. Aramide Durand

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Mar 19, 2018

Gear Kit For A One Man Traveling Documentary Film Crew

One Man Film Crew

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Mar 12, 2018

How To Maximize Smartphone Video Footage For Your Documentary

Maximize Smartphone Video Footage

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Mar 05, 2018

WINNER! Best Documentary (Feature) 2018: "ICARUS"

WATCH ALL TRAILERS: 2018 Oscar Nominees for Best Documentary

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