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Getting Your Documentary Made February 2006

We enlist a number of seasoned practitioners to contribute their respective expertise: funding, planning, fair use, insurance and publicity.

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Features

  • Documentary Icebreaker: Finland Is the Filmland of Scandinavia

    A profile of the documentary community in Finland.
  • Adventures in Storytelling: Pushing the Boundaries at Jackson Hole

    A report from the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film...
  • Don't Fudge on Your Budget: Toeing the Line Items

    Editor's note: A revised, updated look at...
  • A Capraesque Nightmare: Eugene Jarecki Reveals Why We REALLY Fight

    "...we must guard against the acquisition of...
  • Hell No, We STILL Won't Go! 'Sir, No Sir!' Recaptures the Past for Anti-War

    The sit-down strike of 27 prisoners at the...
  • Thanks for the Memory: 'Unknown White Male': A Personal Tale of Retrograde Amnesia

    Doug Bruce, subject of Unknown White Male ...
  • 25 Years of Independence, Sundance Looks to the Future as It Honors Its Documentary Past

    From Hoop Dreams , which premiered at the 1994...
  • Documentaries are Businesses--or Should Be

    Cianna Stewart weighs the options of forming a...
  • Finding Funding: A Primer on Financing Your Documentary

    Making a film is a huge undertaking, and...
  • A Fair Shake for Fair Use

    Documentary filmmakers have all too often found...
  • Flak Attack: A Pre-Production Publicity Checklist

    "Never spend money on your one sheet," advises...