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New to filmmaking?

Do you have a great idea for a documentary, but don't know how to get started?

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Are You Stuck In The Edit?

Overwhelmed with the process of making a documentary and don't know how to finish it?

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Struggling to make a living?

Want to go full-time as a filmmaker or looking to scale your filmmaking business? 

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We're here to help you make your dream documentary

Documentary Film Academy creates courses, community, and coaching that helps you make documentaries that win awards, sparks social change, and attracts high-paying clients.

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Documentary Fundamentals

A comprehensive introduction to filmmaking, learn everything from camera basics to editing. Perfect for beginners, this course will provide hands-on experience in all the key aspects of the film production process.

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Documentary Storytelling Mastery

Learn how to tell engaging stories, create characters that viewers will relate to, and navigate any ethical questions that arise during the process of making a documentary.

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Get Personalised Documentary Filmmaking Coaching

Unlock your documentary's full potential with tailored 1:1 coaching designed just for you.

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Angharad George-Carey

Beginner Filmmaker

“I genuinely can not tell you how much DFA has lifted my confidence. Thank you Seb, this course has just been incredible and I can not recommend it enough!"

Simon Cade


“Anyone who's interested in making documentaries should get this course. I know I'll definitely be returning to specific segments as different things arise in my filmmaking career."

Amanda Mitchell

Beginner Filmmaker

“This course has been incredibly valuable to my development. I would highly recommend DFA to any one interested in unlocking their creativity through the art of documentary."

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