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Help me make a movie

I would like to make a short documentary. I want it to not suck. I know nothing. [more inside]
posted by serazin on Apr 1, 2011 - 13 answers

Creating an internship for a small-budget documentary

I'm making a documentary in 40 cities in 10 months. We're travelling a lot, and need certain jobs done in many disciplines while we're away, which will be a large drag on our time. We would like to employ someone to help, but have no funds, other than to offer a slice of the end profits should the project become successful. So, an internship? A volunteer? How can I create one that's useful to the intern? [more inside]
posted by omnigut on Jan 11, 2011 - 19 answers

Resources for budding documentarians?

What are some good resources to learn about the nuts and bolts of making a documentary? [more inside]
posted by borkingchikapa on Nov 1, 2010 - 6 answers

Who makes documentary films like Frederick Wiseman?

Who are the artistic heirs to documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman? Which contemporary individuals/groups are making similar films, filming similar things, or documenting life in the U.S. (with or without film) in similar ways? [more inside]
posted by jjjjjjjijjjjjjj on Sep 9, 2010 - 5 answers

Indie documentary distribution for absolute beginners

Beyond Film Distribution for Dummies: What do I need to know about distributing my feature-length grassroots documentary film? (specific q's inside) [more inside]
posted by mtgoldma on Feb 9, 2010 - 3 answers

Canis obliviosus

Can anyone identify a specific documentary that details a film maker's work with wolves? [more inside]
posted by bonobo on Dec 30, 2007 - 9 answers

A question for camcorder experts: Tell me what camcorder has these precise characteristics...

A question for camcorder experts: Tell me what camcorder has these precise characteristics... [more inside]
posted by letahl on Oct 4, 2007 - 10 answers

What equipment should I get for $1,000 that will make the best quality documentary?

What I should buy for $1,000 in the way of equipment to make a decent-quality documentary film? [more inside]
posted by letahl on Sep 27, 2007 - 10 answers

College Documentary!

What would be a good, compelling subject for a short (7-15 minute) documentary film on an (for all intents and purposes) average college campus that hasn't been done a million times before?
posted by The Esteemed Doctor Bunsen Honeydew on Sep 5, 2007 - 20 answers

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