Making a film is a huge undertaking, and definitely not for the faint of heart. A major part of the work--more than you ever imagined--is the process
Editor's note: A revised, updated look at documentary budgeting is available in the Winter 2019 issue, adapted from the session Getting Real '18
On Saturday, September 27, 2008, I attended “The Documentary Marketplace” panel at Film Independent’s Filmmaker Forum, which was held in Los Angeles
Faith, hope and charity: A long walk down funder’s alley.
"It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every 12 minutes one is interrupted by 12 dancing rabbits
The National Science Foundation (NSF), an independent government agency that was created in 1950 by an act of the US Congress, funds research and
Groundbreaking documentaries and animation shorts... over 4,000 awards in countless festivals, including ten Oscars and five Palmes d'or at Cannes
When Renée Tajima-Pena showed up in Detroit in 1983, looking to make Who Killed Vincent Chin? (1988), the award-winning documentary about racial hate
To grasp the importance of private foundation support for documentary film, one has only to read the long lists of funders in the final credits of
One of the most daunting tasks facing small documentarians with big ideas is getting access to the large enterprises—Fortune 500 businesses, state