Category Archives: Documentary

Produce Video For The NY Times

Get Ready To Produce Video For The NY Times You can produce video for the NY Times. If you can point to a short doc or samples on the web and can pitch an idea, you could produce an OP-Doc for the NY Times. Op-Doc is short for opinionated documentaries. They are typically 5 -10 […]... Keep reading >

Happy Birthday Song Public Domain? Maybe.

The Happy Birthday Song may be public domain after all.... Keep reading >

How to Get A Grant for A Documentary

Learning how to get a grant for a documentary is one of the first skills a documentary producer must learn. ... Keep reading >

Guide to Making Broadcast Quality Video With A Smart Phone

Hundreds of hours of broadcast quality video are made every day with smart phones.... Keep reading >

January 21, 2015 | Documentary, Movies | Comments

2015 Academy Award Nominations

2015 Academy Award Nominations, Best Picture, Actor, Actress, Director, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Cinematography, Short Film, Editing, Screenplay, et al. ... Keep reading >

Shaky Cam

Shaky cam, also called queasy cam, is a cinematic technique used to give a scene an ENG (electronic news-gathering) or documentary look to persuade viewers that the subject or scene being filmed was happening live without rehearsal or any artifice. It is often used in fights and other action scenes. When used to excess, the […]... Keep reading >

Just One Camera Position and A Little After Effects

A different kind of time lapse.... Keep reading >

Surprising New Markets for Doc Producers

Documentary producers find a surprising new market with newspapers and video journalism.... Keep reading >

August 27, 2013 | cameras, Documentary, production | | Comments

Better Than James Bond – Sunglasses that Record 1080p with Audio

Recording GlassesThese glasses give new meaning to the term POV!. 1080P with audio. Records up to 60 minutes. Works with MAC and PC. Download with USB cable.... Keep reading >

March 6, 2013 | Documentary, Uncategorized | Comments

Is it an art film or a documentary?

Is it an art film or a documentary?
Véréna Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor talk about their new film "Leviathan," a documentary about commercial fishing without interviews, voice-over, narrative or a traditional point of view. ... Keep reading >

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