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September 18, 2016 The Human Connection

Whenever I speak about documentary filmmaking to audiences, whether students considering the field or adult aficionados of the genre, I invariably attempt to dissuade anyone from pursuing this career. Why?  Because it is so friggin’ difficult.  One spends more time on fundraising than creativity—by a ratio of what feels like 90 to 1.  And though one may be comforted by the idea that they are doing SOMETHING to address the brokenness in the world, documentary filmmaking, on the whole, is … Read the rest