Updated and improved, with new case studies and conversations with award-winning filmmakers including Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side), James Marsh (Man on Wire), and Deborah Scranton (The War Tapes).
Documentary Storytelling has reached filmmakers and filmgoers worldwide with its unique focus on the single most important aspect of documentary media-making: storytelling. Drawing on the narrative tools of the creative writer, the unique strengths of a visual and aural media, and the power of real-world content truthfully presented, Documentary Storytelling offers advice for producers, directors, editors, and cinematographers seeking to make ethical and effective nonfiction films, and for those who use these films to educate, inform, and inspire. Special interview chapters explore storytelling as practiced by renowned producers, directors, and editors. This third edition has been updated and expanded, with discussion of newer films including Waltz with Bashir and Why We Fight.
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"Bernard's brilliant and effective Documentary Storytelling...aims to guide the Errol Morrises of tomorrow with great advice and practical knowledge that every documentarian would benefit from."--Backstage
"Storytelling--that's what this book is about. It's about the story, how to convey that story eloquently, effectively, and ethically...This book is absolutely brilliant."--Krista Galyen, AAUG ReviewsAbout the Author:
Sheila Curran Bernard is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker and the author of Documentary Storytelling, a best selling guide to story and structure in nonfiction filmmaking, and , a guide to using archival footage and material in films. Her archival film credits include the series Eyes on the Prize, I'll Make Me a World, This Far By Faith, America's War on Poverty, and School, for which she also co-wrote the companion book. She has taught at Princeton University and Westbrook College and recently joined the faculty of the University at Albany, State University of New York.
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Descrizione libro Focal Pr, 2010. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 3rd edition. 368 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.75 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria 4-0240812417
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Descrizione libro Focal Press, 2010. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "With all the buzz over blockbuster docs, Focal Press serves up a perfectly timed winner in a much-neglected area. True to the nature of the beast, the book is more about filmmaking as a whole, and how and where storytelling weaves into the overall process." --Canadian Screenwriter (Writers Guild of Canada" "Bernard demonstrates to documentarians how story can be more effectively incorporated into every level of nonfiction filmmaking, from conception to development and pre-production, in the field and in the editing room. Her discussions incorporate many examples from contemporary documentaries to illustrate a variety of salient points." -- Documentary (International Documentary Association). Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0240812417
Descrizione libro Focal Press, 2010. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110240812417
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