Category: Documentary

Current TV Names “The 50 Greatest Docs to See Before You Die”

Posted by Anthony - July 29, 2011 - Announcements, Documentary, Movies to Watch, Television Shows MorganSpurlock

A new Current TV series will discuss “The 5o Greatest Docs to See Before You Die” with the filmmakers that made them, starting next week Tues. Aug. 2nd.

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A Very Sad Week for Filmmaking

Posted by Anthony - April 25, 2011 - Documentary, News Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington during the making of "Restrepo"

Last week the film world saw two filmmaking related deaths, as mentioned on last Wednesday’s Double Down Film Show. Both are tragedies that shake us up and make us remember how important safety on set is. Tim Hetherington, an American Documentarian/Journalist/Photographer was killed in Libya this week, along with a British photographer, Chris Hondros, while [...]

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“Brick City” Co-Exec. Producer/Co-Director – Mark Benjamin

Posted by Anthony - April 11, 2011 - Documentary, Double Down Film Show, Uncategorized

On the next Double Down Film Show, we’ll be talking to Mark Benjamin the co-executive producer and co-director of the riveting and popular Sundance Channel documentary series, Brick City, which has been described by TV Guide as “A real-life version of The Wire”…

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Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide Samples

Posted by Anthony - September 30, 2007 - Documentary, Film Books, Focal Press

The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide (Focal Press, Sept. 07) is out and getting very positive early reviews. If you want to get a sense of the flavor of the new book download the first few pages of Chapter 1 here: Chapter 1 – Preview (.pdf) Also check out this video clip from The [...]

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