53 – 5 Advantages to Shooting Solo + Conversation with iPhone Doc Filmmaker, Jack Ballo
By The Documentary Life
5 Advantages to Shooting Solo as a Doc Filmmaker Whether by necessity or aesthetic choice, we doc filmmakers often shoot our projects with minimal crew and gear, sometimes even opting to go entirely solo. There are, of course, advantages and disadvantages to such an approach. We'll take a look at 5 Advantages to Shooting Solo as a Doc Filmmaker. Podcast Conversation In our shared conversation, we'll talk with filmmaker Jack Ballo, who has recently been making waves with his latest doc, Brothers, a film that he shot entirely with his iPhone! how shooting a film with an iPhone was initially an exercise that turned into something bigger why shooting with your iPhone allows the filmmaker to concentrate on the filming, instead of their gear how shooting with an iPhone almost makes the filmmaker invisible to his/her subjects why Jack may never go back to using his "professional" gear ever again Film Trailers You can check out trailers to two of Jack Ballo's films, including his feature-length doc, Destiny's Bridge and his latest iPhone doc, Brothers. And when you're finished there, feel free to head on over to Jack's DIY Documentary blog. Lots of posts about Do It Yourself Documentary Filmmaking! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaWnFdy6-aA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQ9xbregii8 New to The Documentary Life? Hot off the presses.. Be one of the first people ever to own your own #DocLifer t-shirt! We're sure you want to look as stylish and attractive as this young man, right!? Head over to our online store and grab yours now. Subscribe Apple | Spotify | Stitcher | Rate and Review If you have found value in this podcast please leave a review so it can become more visible to others. Simply click the link and then click on the Ratings and Reviews tab to make your entry. Thank you for your support!