42Let’s Make a Documentary


Randal K. West



To Dream a Possible DreamFew other communication forms have the power to reveal a uniqueperspective, capture imagination and even motivate change. In this article,you’ll discover how you can move your story from dream to distribution.


Walk onto the working set of any television production studio and almost every person on the crew has a documentary they are just posting, getting ready to shoot or trying to fund. Why? Because everyone from the Director of Photography to the Key Grip has a story, they feel compelled to share with a larger audience.

True, the percentage of would-be documentary filmmakers ...

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