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What Morgan Spurlock Can Teach Us about Brand Sponsored Entertainment

Morgan Spurlock’s new documentary “Crafted” explores the worlds of Georgia knifemakers Bloodroot, San Francisco restaurant Bar Tartine, and Nagatini Pottery in Japan. By integrating age-old techniques with modern technology, these modern artisans are giving greater meaning to their wares. Unlike many documentaries, the subject matter for “Crafted” originated with everyone’s favorite sophisticated sounding, faux European … Read More

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How To Make Your First Feature Documentary

For filmmakers interested in making a feature documentary, advancements in production technology has created the golden age. Equipped with a camera, it’s never been easier to make films. But as a layman or someone who is just getting started in documentary filmmaking, where do you begin? ​ Making your first feature documentary can seem like … Read More

Marah Strauch

How Filmmaker Marah Strauch Made Sunshine Superman

Sunshine Superman is the most exhilarating documentary that you will see this summer. Released domestically by Magnolia Pictures, the movie focuses on Carl Boenish, the father of the BASE jumping movement. The film is a cinematic blend of interviews, dramatic recreations and archival action sports footage shot by Boenish himself. The result is breathtaking. Sunshine … Read More

Tiffany Shlain - Filmmaker

Tiffany Shlain Talks Cloud Filmmaking

Tiffany Shlain was honored by Newsweek as one of the “Women Shaping the 21st Century,” She is a filmmaker, founder of the Webby Awards, and co-founder of The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Her last four films premiered at Sundance, including her 2011 feature documentary, Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death & Technology, … Read More