Elizabeth Mims and Jason Tippet, the filmmakers of the POV documentary Only the Young, weren’t much older than their teen subjects when they started production. If you’re inspired by what they’ve accomplished and are interested in taking your filmmaking game to the next level, check out some resources on POV’s site to get you there.
- Read first-documentary tips from Only the Young‘s Elizabeth Mims, Project VoiceScape alumna Morgan Wilcock, and Tribeca Film Fellow Matthew Seife.
- Consider taking a class with a local youth media organization.
- Find potential funders, watch the best new films at a documentary festival near you, or find documentary industry leaders to follow on social media at POV’s For Filmmakers site.
- And search the archives of POV’s Documentary Blog, which has featuring helpful posts about pre-production, distribution and everything in between (including tips for submitting your film to POV!).
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