Insight: How to Sustain a Documentary Filmmaking Career

By David Schonauer   Thursday June 14, 2018

Besides finding an interesting subject, there are other things to keep in mind when you shoot a documentary. NoFilmSchool attended the recent Oregon Doc Camp  and came away with some insights — particularly about career sustainability. Why this is important: According to The State of the Documentary Field, a 2016 Survey of Documentary Industry Members, only 22 percent of documentary professionals say they're able to make their primary living from documentary filmmaking. Insight number one: Create a lifestyle that works with your career goals.

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