About The Book
Producing with Passion is about applying your entire being
to making a difference with your life and your life's work.
It's about building a community where people collaborate and share resources to turn a vision into reality. A team of individuals who share
a common vision, working together, can create media miracles.
A documentary film that reflects your true passion can have a lasting impact
on the world, inspiring real social change.
Producing with Passion offers a step-by-step guide for creating such a film.
Learn from the authors' 30 years of documentary filmmaking experience how to:
• Locate a truly original vision already living inside you
• Create a blueprint for your film
• Focus your intention throughout all phases of production
• Attract funding, an experienced crew, and a support network
• Interview and shoot scenes that will engage viewers
• Edit footage to weave together a compelling story
• Know when and how to finish your film
• Distribute and market your final product
Fadiman and Levelle are attuned to personal, financial, and technical challenges that
arise for any artist driven by authentic passion. As a result, they are able to offer insightful
suggestions on how to remain true to your vision while attracting and managing the talent
and resources you'll need to make a film that makes a difference.