Writing, Directing, and Producing Documentary Films and Videos, Fourth Edition

Writing, Directing, and Producing Documentary Films and Videos, Fourth Edition

Alan Rosenthal


As Alan Rosenthal states within the preface to this re-creation of his acclaimed source for filmmakers, Writing, Directing, and generating Documentary motion pictures and Videos is “a ebook approximately storytelling—how to inform nice and relocating tales approximately interesting humans, whether or not they be villains or heroes.”
 
In reaction to technological advances and the expansion of the documentary hybrid some time past 5 years, Rosenthal reconsiders how one techniques documentary filmmaking within the twenty-first century. easily and obviously, he explains easy methods to take on daily difficulties, from preliminary inspiration via distribution. He demonstrates his principles during the booklet with examples from key filmmakers’ work.
 
New elements of this fourth version comprise an important new bankruptcy titled "Making Your First Film," and a considerable enlargement of the section for manufacturers, "Staying Alive," inclusive of an intensive dialogue of financing, advertising, gala's, and distribution. This re-creation deals a revised bankruptcy on nonlinear enhancing, extra examples of unique and exacting proposals, and the addition of a fancy price range instance with rationalization of the budgeting approach. dialogue of documentary hybrids, with feedback for learning adjustments and demanding situations, has additionally been increased, whereas the “Family movies” bankruptcy comprises up-to-date details that addresses quick enlargement during this genre.

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