Set design is not only important for narrative fiction, it’s also something to take seriously in documentary work.Read more "Set Design Part 2: Documentary Filmmaking"
Today is part 2 of my double-feature with stillmotion talking about the making of their documentary. It is also the series finale of Crossing the 180. We’re going out with a bang folks!Read more "Patrick Moreau and Grant Peelle – Crossing the 180 #110"
My guest post on DDMag about my experience using Canon’s C100.Read more "3 Reasons the Canon C100 is Great for Documentaries"
A filmmaker from down under creates a powerful documentary short that gets worldwide acclaim. Learn about her incredible story.Read more "Hailey Bartholomew on Crossing the 180 #95"
From camera formats, to codecs, to color grading and more. Valuable lessons I learned making this short film doc.Read more "3 Post Production Lessons from the Creative Mornings Doc (Part 3 of 3)"
Part 1 in a 3-part series about the lessons learned in producing our Creative Mornings short film documentary. Today I cover pre-production.Read more "How and Why to Make a Short Film Documentary with No Budget – Part 1"
For perhaps the first time ever we have a self-described “rookie” filmmaker. But see why this rookie has gotten Patrick Moreau and StillMotion to sign on as story consultants to their film.Read more "Grant Peelle on Crossing the 180"
It is my hope that both this film and the story behind the making of it will inspire all you creatives to push yourself, pursue your craft with passion, conviction and purpose.Read more "World Wide Web Premiere of our Creative Mornings Documentary"
This week on Crossing the 180 we get to interview the filmmakers behind the documentary short starring the king of documentaries himself, Ken Burns. This one is short, but VERY sweet!Read more "Sarah Klein, Tom Mason and their Documentary on Ken Burns"
A fascinating informal survey about how northern and southern Brits look at one another reminded me of how important empathy is in the storytelling process.Read more "The Power of Empathy in Storytelling"