There is no greater adventure than making a film! Especially the first time.
Here at Desktop Documentaries, the first-time documentary
filmmaker is our hero.
Everything we do here at Desktop Documentaries is about supporting, encouraging and lifting up documentary filmmakers of all levels, and especially those just getting started!
Read our manifesto: 9 Reasons Why Documentary Filmmakers Are Heroes.
We understand how overwhelming the filmmaking process can be. From choosing gear to fundraising to crafting a compelling story to film distribution.
The learning curve is enormous and there are so many things to figure out at once!
There is no other site that offers a more complete, easy to follow, how-to practical guide about making documentaries than Desktop Documentaries.
Life is an adventure!
We as filmmakers are a force for good.
We are advocates for the vulnerable and the voiceless.
It is our duty to promote an open spirit of dialogue between those who disagree.
We are relentless advocates for peace, healing and understanding.
We believe in facts, science and the insatiable pursuit of truth and knowledge.
We believe in the power of storytelling to change the world.
We believe that all people deserve equal rights to share their voices.
We believe that people are more alike than different.
Above all... we are hopeful and grateful.