Equipment & Techniques
Choosing a Video Camera for Documentary Filmmaking
You know that you need a video camera in order to create a documentary. Do you know what kind will produce the best results, though? Read about the options that are available and what features you should look for when selecting the equipment to film your movie.
Tips for Using DSLR Cameras for Documentary Production
Are you considering the use of a DSLR camera to film your documentary? Although these cameras offer advantages, they have limitations as well. Find out how to deal with audio that doesn't sync with video, lack of storage space and other issues that may arise.
Guerrilla Documentary: Using Still Photography
Have you considered inserting still photos into your film? You might find yourself unable to bring a video camera to a certain location, or you may wish to integrate historical images into your documentary. Gain some ideas regarding how to best take these photos and how to combine them with your movie.
Guerrilla Documentary: Don't Turn Off Your Camera
Most documentary filmmakers seek to bring the truth to light. This is difficult to do when significant people ask you not to film their interview. Learn about situations in which this is most likely to occur and how to best handle each instance.