Category Archives: Documentary

TV News & Documentary Archives

Did you know the Wayback Machine has a searchable TV News Archive with 1.7 million TV shows? In case you didn’t know, the Wayback Machine is a digital archive of the web. It was launched in 2001 by the Internet Archive. While exploring the TV News Archive I discovered everything from news clips, Bugs Bunny […]... Keep reading >

Onboard Reporters in Volvo Ocean Race Toughest Job In Sports Media

Those who film the Volvo Ocean Race are called onboard reporters. Their work is extreme sports. See this interesting profile of the men and women who risk it all aboard fast ocean boats.... Keep reading >

Faces Places – Art Documentary/Road Movie

An 89-year old leading figure of the French New Wave, and an acclaimed 33 year-old French photographer and muralist co-direct this French art documentary/road movie. They travel in a photo van which has a photo booth and an oversized printer. Their mission is to make portraits of ordinary people. These portraits are super enlarged so […]... Keep reading >

September 5, 2017 | Distribution, Documentary, production | Comments

Netflix Production Requirements

Ready to produce your documentary? If you want to have a shot at Netflix, you will have to use a 4K camera with a true 4K sensor. Camera Requirements 4K Resolution: Camera must have a true 4K sensor (equal to or greater than 4096 photosites wide). Recording Format: Minimum of 16-bit Linear or 10-bit Log […]... Keep reading >

February 28, 2017 | Documentary | | Comments

Oscar-Winning Documentary The White Helmets

Khaled Khatib working on the Oscar-winning documentary short “The White Helmets.” “The White Helmets” tells the story of a group of civilian volunteers in Aleppo who search for and rescue bombing victims. The White Helmets often claw out the rubble with their bare hands. They have saved over 78,000 people who were buried from the […]... Keep reading >

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 >

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