Documentary Filmmaking and Your Intellectual Property

WASHINGTON, DC, 8 November 2013 — I routinely advise participants in my Video Journalism Workshops to maintain control — as much as possible — of their intellectual property. My latest film on the Cuban economy illustrates why. I shot the bulk of the story, which appeared this week on a new Caribbean news outlet, during […]

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How To Use the Six-Shot System for Documentary Film Makers

WASHINGTON, DC, 4 November 2013 — Take a look at the Six-Shot System on how to make documentary films. You can see the whole system by clicking HERE. This system is a fundamental component of what I teach in the ONLINE Video Journalism Workshops. And it’s a critical part of the documentary filmmaking process.  

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Rules for Interviewing for Making Documentaries

WASHINGTON, DC, 3 November 2013 — Check out these Rules for Interviewing as part of the documentary film making process. Click HERE.  

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