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Digital Production Buzz – January 18, 2018

Documentaries are a genre we don’t often cover, but there are all manner of things we need to bear in mind when we set out to make them. Tonight we talk to a variety of documentary filmmakers who have been doing this for a while to learn their thoughts and process on creating a successful doc.

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Maxim Jago, David Tillman, Hoyt Richards, and James DeRuvo.

  • Producing a Documentary
  • The Process of Editing a Doc
  • Creating a Personal Documentary
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update
  • “Best of Show” at CES 2018

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Guests this Week

Producing a Documentary

Maxim Jago

Maxim Jago, Director,

Maxim Jago has been making documentaries for years. Tonight we talk to him about what makes docs different, his process for producing and scripting a doc, and how he organizes his media after the shoot.

The Process of Editing a Doc

David Tillman

David Tillman, Documentary Producer/Editor

When you work on historical documentaries that are backed by a cable channel, the creative process is slightly different. Tonight we talk with Producer David Tillman about his production process and the difference between editing a fictional film and a documentary.

Creating a Personal Documentary

Hoyt Richards

Hoyt Richards, Actor/Writer/Filmmaker/Public Speaker, Tortoise Entertainment

Documentaries are often labors of love. Actor/filmmaker Hoyt Richards is creating a film about a very difficult time in his life. Working on a documentary that is close to your heart, is a special challenge. Tonight Hoyt tells us about his latest project, why he created it and how he intends to release it.

The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update, PLUS CES 2018 Wrap-up

James DeRuvo

James DeRuvo, Editor-in-Chief,

James DeRuvo, Editor-in-Chief at DoddleNEWS, has a multi-faceted career that spans radio, film and publishing. With experience covering technology in the video industry for nearly 20 years, James presents our weekly DoddleNEWS Update and showcases his thoughts on what he expects for 2018. As well, James shares his thoughts on “Best of Show from CES 2018.”

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