The first most important process that you need to go through when thinking of creating a
documentary is having a proper and concrete idea along with detailed research. If you are unclear about the complete process of your documentary, how it will start, what track it will follow and what the end will be, then your documentary will not be successful. Once you have the outline, you can then begin to research the topic as extensively as possible. This will also help you in fine tuning your thoughts and ideas.
There is no better way to attract sponsors and funds for your documentary than a stellar trailer. It should be such that it steals everyone’s breath away. The trailer will also help you in creating an audience who will want to watch what you are offering.
Most people think that a YouTube video and documentary is the same. As much as social media influence is strong, a documentary is something that is more professional. This is why you need to make it with professional equipment. Invest in proper sound and ensure that editing is done through the help of an expert. Only then will your documentary be taken seriously and proper industry officials will be interested in screening it at your desired spaces and timings.