Josh Haddow recalls a shoot he produced in which a man injected himself with venom from the world’s most lethal snakes.
In the summer of 2017, journalist Max Daly wrote an article about the rising number of acid attacks in London. The VICE.com team then collaborated to make a documentary in five weeks.
We reunited producer-director Milène and editor Rhiannon - the makers behind Raised Without Gender: a documentary on Sweden's progressive take on gender identity.
How to cope when celebrity interviews start going weird.
Local knowledge + global expertise = an international news network.
The hero journalists who made me want to walk into war zones.
How talking well can get both sides of the law on your side.
Ah, the start of your journey: everything’s so new, so fresh, so exciting – but also: terrifying. We’ve asked some talented people for tips so your dreams don’t immediately go up in flames.
Panasonic’s Kit Room, produced for VICE Film School, teaches you everything you need to know about shooting a documentary using a LUMIX GH5 camera.
Spoiler alert: Making documentaries is weird, hard and chaotic. But while there’s no set path that each film absolutely must take on its journey to completion, most will go through these key stages.
If you’re gonna tell a story worth telling, you’ll need to talk to interesting people. Alas, interesting people can also be very sensitive, shy or angry. Here’s how to handle egos and build trust.
At some point in your journey as a filmmaker, you’ll start to realise what you’re good at. In this module we speak to specialists who’ve achieved things that will make you feel humble again.
Every filmmaker hits a roadblock at some point. But why learn from your own mistakes when you can learn from everyone else’s?
Up until the last moment a documentary is never finished. Let’s join people in the heat of their productions and put all of our do’s and don'ts to test with real-time examples.
Whether building a narrative through music and dance, or using sound as the focus of a story with people, these people are pushing the conventions of documentary filmmaking.