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Peter Rowe csc Shares His Wilderness Filmmaking Experiences, Insights and Tips for Students and New Filmmakers

Peter Rowe csc Shares His Wilderness Filmmaking Experiences, Insights and Tips for Students and New Filmmakers

Peter Rowe csc has produced and directed over 200 films and television shows, including 8 features and Angry Planet which was broadcast around the world. He was nominated for several Gemini, Genie and Directors Guild of Canada Awards, won two Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards for Lifestyle/Reality Cinematography, a Platinum …

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Create and Film Your Own TV Documentary Series: Important Do's and Don'ts

Create and Film Your Own TV Documentary Series: Important Do’s and Don’ts

Photo by Kashilembo Wabu. Follow on Instagram @wabulos   For those of you who are startup documentary filmmakers interested in the idea of creating and filming your own TV Documentary Series, here are some tips and insights from Jodi Cilley. Jodi Cilley is a long time filmmaker, entrepreneur, and educator. …

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7 Ways to Maintain Sharp Focus Filming Documentary Action

7 Ways to Maintain Sharp Focus Filming Documentary Action

Photo by Jakob Rosen. Instagram: @jakobnoahrosen 7 Ways to Maintain Sharp Focus Filming Documentary Action Written By Courtney Hermann Is it just me, or do you routinely find yourself stumbling through a muddy field strewn with debris and fallen logs, struggling to find focus on a surprisingly speedy documentary subject? …

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Important Tips for Conducting Virtual Interviews

Important Tips for Conducting Virtual Interviews

Written By Amy DeLouise Virtual events and interviews are here to stay. If you’re tapped as a remote producer/interviewer or moderator there are some obstacles to overcome. Here are some of my top tips. # 1. Prepare Your Subject. One of the keys to any successful interview—live or remote—is a …

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First-Time Documentary Filmmaking Tips

First-Time Documentary Filmmaking Tips

Garnered from My First Feature Documentary Experience Written By Tamar Kummel   I recently completed my first feature documentary, “Fighting for Allergy-Free Food.” I worked hard to find answers to your and my questions about why food sensitivity has become so prevalent, why food allergies are off-the-charts, why our food …

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Jodi Cilley Talks Video Production and TV Documentary Series Do's and Don'ts for New Generation Filmmakers

Jodi Cilley Talks Video Production and TV Documentary Series Do’s and Don’ts for New Generation Filmmakers

StudentFilmmakers connected with Jodi Cilley through the Filmmakers Network Community online. Jodi shares her ideas and insights on video production and TV documentary series do’s and don’ts for new generation filmmakers in this exclusive interview. Jodi Cilley is a long time filmmaker, entrepreneur, and educator. She has been teaching video …

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Tips for Shooting in the Rainforest

Tips for Shooting in the Rainforest

Above photo taken by Akash Banakar. Quick Checklist from Documentary Filmmaker, Heidi Braudenburg Remember the following: Anti-snakebite venom depending on location (or country of residence) from a chemist, clinic or specialist supplier. Water Purifier, or take sufficient water. Light waterproof trousers and long white sleeved shirt, or T-shirt (special jungle …

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Online Distribution: Five Lessons Learned

Online Distribution: Five Lessons Learned

Above photo taken by Brooke Cagle, www.tributarystudio.co. Follow IG @tributarystudio.co   Written by Jonathan Moore After working on our feature documentary for much longer than planned, my wife Karen and I were prepared to send it out into the world for all to see. We were excited. “Coaches’ Wives” is …

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From Minecraft Commentary YouTube Channel to Documentary Filmmaking

From Minecraft Commentary YouTube Channel to Documentary Filmmaking

Filmmakers Network | Community Spotlight Carmen Vincent From Minecraft Commentary YouTube Channel to Documentary Filmmaking From Minecraft Commentary YouTube Channel to now Documentary Filmmaker whose films became official selections at film festivals around the world, including the Switzerland International Film Festival, Georgia Documentary Film Festival, Chicago Film Scene TV, Wales …

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