Photo by Maggie Shannon for IDA's "Tools of the Trade: Documentary Makers Talk Gear"

Gear

  • 2019 Documentary Equipment Survey results: "Tools of the Trade: Documentary Makers Talk Gear" which provides a robust narrative about the optimal tools of the trade for making your best work

  • Gearing Up: Podcasting for Filmmakers Read More

  • How to Set up a Wireless System Read More

  • Minimal Audio Kits Read More​

  • Documentary magazine's Inside Out column where filmmakers share the tools and accessories inside their bag

  • Drone Cameras are a Boon to Cinematographers, But Rife with Risks Read More

  • Documentary magazine's Shooting Scenarios column takes a single scene and breaks it down cinematographically, looking at the shooting logistics, creative challenges, and camera gear deployed.

Editing

Sound

Workflow

  • Streamlining Your Post-Production Process Read More

  • Editing Workflow: Proper Handling of Your Digital Media Read More

  • A Practical Guide to Navigating the Post-Production Audio Process Read More

Preservation

  • Allison Berg on Why We Should All Budget for Preservation Read More