Documentary filmmaking is a long process and sometimes an exhausting one. You must be prepared for disappointments and for the process of learning from those disappointments. Since you don’t have a deadline to finish shootings, as oppose to fiction films, You can find yourself shooting for years and spending, even more, years on editing the film.
The important thing to know is that when you’ll do a documentary that will work, the benefits are great: You get to explore undiscovered sides of your life and to share your voice, which turns out to be the voice of many others.
I wanted to start this documentary filmmaking course with some tips to get you to start. The great thing about the documentary is that if you like this type of genre, you can start right away. The little, modest DSLR cameras and even phones permit the solo videomaker to film the first short film without holding back to raise great budgets. If you are into Documentary films I recommend going through this entire online documentary filmmaking course, but if you don’t have the patience, start with these tips