Category Archives: Documentary Ideas

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Exploring the Negative Space

One thing that I have been thinking about is that a documentary like this may have problems when it comes to interviewing people on complex subjects like existence, one’s place in humanity, a purpose to life, and other extensively-unanswerable questions. … Continue reading

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The Concerns of a Generation

I have been writing the script for the documentary, and was thinking about what some of our modern concerns are. Some are obvious – climate change, globalization, overpopulation, poverty, hunger.  The energy crisis.  Some are psychological – detachment from nature, from … Continue reading

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Free! Movie

Just got my camera in yesterday.  Filming will commence as soon as I read the owner’s manual… The enigma is not the meaning of life, but how to proceed once you (think you) know what it is. I will be posting … Continue reading

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Our Camera!

Presenting The Sony HVR-Z5U!  I hope to order it soon!

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This Movie

I want to buy a camcorder and editing software soon!  Get it all crack-alackin’!  Script writing has also commenced every Tuesday & Thursday in the evenings! Schedule of events to come… Please send suggestions for equipment I am looking for … Continue reading

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Century of the Self

I just watched this whole series and I think I need to rewatch it. It offers a very interesting account of institutions, American history, psychology, capitalism, advertising, government, identity, cooperations, public relations, the public, mob mentality, World Wars, Hitler, Sigmund … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

A stimulating video.  I want to make these facts feel real; movies are a manner of “knowing/processing” things in real time.  In other words, we know for example certain events, as an example I will use torture, but watching a … Continue reading

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Bravery

This movie needs to break all conventions.  Question everything. We want to control the conversation.  We want to control the debate. Why should we have to answer in their terms?  We expect answers in our terms.  We want to control … Continue reading

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Why the Fuck am I Doing This?

What motivates people? What makes us tick, what is the force that drives us to do what we do? It’s a question I’ve been thinking a lot about lately, and recently I’ve been realizing that if you try to find … Continue reading

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Creating a documentary – helpful ideas

Creating a documentary film, or any film for that matter requires alot of planning and organization. The key to creating a good film usually lies in your ability to tell a well thought out story. Documentary film making is no … Continue reading

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