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How to Make a Documentary Film - Find out sites where you can upload your videos
How to make your history into a documentary film
Almost everyone have histories or just simple events that are worth being documented on film for others to watch and learn.
Sometimes a simple homemade movie with your family can lead to a great documentary even though those movies are very personal most of the times.
So is it possible to make your own documentary film?
Yes if you have the means to achieve that (equipment, human resources, ability, interesting subject, etc.) and ways to disseminate your finished work (something very difficult if your are not a well known filmmaker).
If you are into wildlife documentary I recommend you Wildlife-film.com where you will find extensive information provided for all aspects of wildlife films and filmmakers.
Unfortunately most of us have not everything needed to such a big achievement.
You are decided to make it on your own!?
Then you can find valued tips at Cinematography.com!
A must visit for documentary filmmakers. Contains extensive information on all matters relating to cameras and film making.
So what can you do to find the right professional to help you out?
Documentary filmmakers tend to focus on certain subjects (politics, wildlife, everyday living, health, technological advances, etc.) in fact some of them will never accept to make a documentary for somebody else (or you probably do not have enough money).
Then where can you find a filmmaker willing to make "your" documentary?
First you should look for newly Film school graduate who is more likely inclined to work "for you".
This site provides documentary film information and resources to both viewers and filmmakers.
Free website with infos, resources, films and reviews
Enjoy the best place for watching free and legal documentaries. Feel free to share good docs or share your thoughts by commenting the films.
Documentary Filming on Amazon
YouTube!? Yes, why not...
One of the newest and cheaper forms of sharing your documentary films all over the world it is uploading them to Youtube or other movie broadcast site and make as much disclosure possible.
You just need a Digital Video Camera to start shooting the documentary scenes you need and then a good Video Editing Software so you can edit your film and be able to upload it to one of the video sharing sites you will find below.
List of other sites where you can upload your finished movies
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Video sharing platform with multiple video search options. You can join groups of people who publish videos based on a common interest.
Make a video.
At Metacafe you can upload a trailer of your documentary and make it "famous"!
A great site where you can upload audio, video, images, and text and share them with the world. The OurMedia community contains over 100,000 members.
It is an on-line media network who share the advertising revenue with you.
The ultimate place for great videos.
Upload Videos Instantly.
Veoh is an open platform for content publishers of all sizes and sophistication who want to reach tomorrow’s television audience.
On Viddler you can: upload your videos, record them using a webcam, post comments and tags anywhere along your videos, share your videos through RSS and iTunes, and all this completely FREE!
Got videos you want the world to see? Instantly share your video with the world.
Video sharing for you!
Yahoo’s version of online video. Similar to Google video, but done the Yahoo way.
No cats flushing toilets here, only first class action sports videos!
Here we go!
OK, now you have no excuses! Start writing your documentary argument and begin filming it.