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American Filmmaker

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A podcast about filmmaking, the creative journey, tai chi, fine teas, and the obstacles to being a filmmaker and creator living in the world today. Support this podcast:

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Ep 22 - The Struggle to Create Feature Documentaries for Theatrical Release, HBO, and Netflix - Colby Gottert, All Rise Films

Colby Gottert is an Emmy Award-winning producer and cinematographer whose films have been broadcast on HBO, CBS, ESPN, AT&T Audience, Fox Television and PBS, including limited theatrical releases.

A prolific, creative producer known for his ability to manage multiple crews and projects simultaneously worldwide, his wide range of credits include the critically acclaimed feature documentaries and series: Voyage of the Vezo (PBS); Life Out of Balance (World Bank); Youngstown Boys (ESPN 30 for 30). Nossa Chape (SXSW Film Festival, Fox Sports Films); Momentum Generation (Audience Award Tribeca Film Festival, HBO); Give Us This Day (AT&T Audience); and the episodic series Phenoms (Fox Sports 1) and Home for the Holidays (CBS Television).

Co-founder of Digital Development Communications (DDC), the development industry’s leading documentary production company for the past 15 years, with offices in North Carolina, Washington DC and Colombia, DDC has established production capabilities in over 75 countries worldwide.

On this episode, Colby talks about learning filmmaking through instinct, how to find the right opportunities as you evolve as a filmmaker, building an international and multi-lingual team and the constant struggle to create original content like the Remastered Docu-Series on Netflix.

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