Documentary Filmmaking Course

Learn Documentary Filmmaking for Free

This free documentary film course mission is to help young aspiring filmmakers to build careers in filmmaking without having a big budget films. In today’s world the documentary films have been much more commercially promising. Filmmakers like Michael Moore, Morgan Spurlock and others changed the way we all view the documentary field. In addition, documentary filmmakers have much more platforms to show their films.  In these articles, you will learn the production process of documentary filmmaking, the language of documentary films, how to make a documentary film script, the history of the genre and more.

 
This is my first lesson in the documentary film course. I'm going to give you some basic guidelines and tips that will help you get started with the world of documentary filmmaking.
 
Every documentary film needs to have his own truly unique and original voice. Before you'll find your documentary's voice, you need to first find your own true voice. Your voice is something you can't be copied from anyone else and no one can copy it from you. In this documentary lesson I will tell you how to do just that

In this documentary filmmaking lesson, I will give a few tips every documentary filmmaker in the digital age should take under consideration. We are going to talk about, what does it take to become a documentary filmmaker, basic ideas on distribution, how to communicate with your audience and more



Every  documentary film has to have a good story. Not only an interesting one but one that will move your audience. In this free documentary lesson, I will give you a few key points to do that.

To develop the documentary filmmaker's mindset, it is important to know the evolution of documentary filmmaking and how it affected society. This is the first part of 2 parts documentary lessons on the history of the documentary genre.

This is the second part lesson about the history of documentary films. No one can finish a documentary filmmaking course without knowing the Cinema Verite and the Direct Cinema- two of the most important genres in the documentary field.

This documentary lesson is about the documentary interview, which is is a very basic and important tool for documentaries films. The interview is not just to bring some facts into the subject, but also a perspective and a point of view. In this post, I bring you a complete guide to everything you need to consider, when shooting a documentary interview

The documentary research is a very important stage in the documentary filmmaking process. If you'll do a good job on this stage, you will have an easy road throughout the production, if you fail to do a good job here, you will find lots of bumpers down the road. In this documentary filmmaking lesson I explain about the documentary research and give you some great proven tips to do it right.