Movie workshops and recording for the needs of amateur documentary film “Living on the island” with head of operations Juliette Janušić, prof. Croatian language. Throughout the workshop in several meetings we went through professional terminology related to contemporary world and Croatian documentary movie. It was pointed to the link between the documentary and the island, following which were presented and analysed short documentary movies from Mate Bogdanovic “Nikur je umor” and “Djetinjstvo i more” and for comparison inserts of recently recorded documentaries – secondary school works, in which young people was especially interested. There were watched the contemporary Croatian short documentary films produced by Fade In, as well as the award-winning “Gangster te voli”. In the context of the (post) production and assembly, they watched their own recorded material as a result of the practical elements of film workshops.