When filmmakers Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce met, it was a match in doc filmmaking heaven. Their first documentary film, The Art of the Steal, was a Netflix hit that would lead them to their next doc projects, and ultimately to their lives as full-time documentary filmmakers. Their current film, Framing John DeLorean, blurs the lines between fiction and non-fiction narrative, using name actors like Alec Baldwin and Josh Charles, meta filmmaking, and incorporating actual behind-the-scenes footage as a significant storytelling device.
Lessening the lag time between your doc film projects
How meta filmmaking and using behind-the-scenes footage became an impactful storytelling device for Framing John DeLorean
Where the blurred lines between fiction and non-fiction meet and when not to cross those lines
By nature living the doc life is an unsure, uncertain business that you have to be okay with in order to live it
Trailer for Framing John DeLorean
Chris in Cambodia Series
In Chris in Cambodia, TDL host and doc filmmaker, Chris G. Parkhurst shares some of his stories and lessons from his most recent trip filming in Cambodia, working on he and his wife, Steph’s, current documentary, Elvis of Cambodia.
In Part Seven, Chris, along with trusted friend and fixer/translator, Phon Kaseka, rides elephants in Mondulkiri province and commences filming in Kampong Thma province. This segments delves into the all-important relationship between doc filmmaker and fixer/translator.
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