Documentaries : and how to make them
|Format:||Print Book 2008|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 3 copies|
Andy Glynne subjects the whole documentary process to scrutiny, with advice on developing concept; pitches and treatments; narrative; dealing with ethical issues; sounds; post-production and editing; festivals; funding; interview technique; writing commentary; camera technique; lighting; marketing and distribution; and the history of documentary. Includes additional interviews with industry insiders and award-winning filmmakers who contribute tips, tricks and advice: plus a free DVD featuring three award-winning documentaries discussed as case studies in the book.
ContentsPre-production. Why we make documentaries
Does your documentary have legs?
Researching your documentary
Developing your idea
Writing the proposal
Funding and pitching your documentary
Production. The nuts and bolts of documentary filmmaking : who does what?
The beginner's guide to cinematography. Part one, The tools of the trade
The beginner's guide to cinematography. Part two, The camera
The beginner's guide to cinematography. Part three, Lighting and sound
The beginner's guide to cinematography. Part four, The grammar of directing
The art of storytelling
Managing your production
Post production. Preparing for the edit
Editing your documentary
Distributing your documentary
Some final words and some unanswered questions
Resources. Sources for research
List of commissioning editors
The DV shooting guide
Interviews with filmmakers. Interview with Erik Baf̈ving
Interview with Marc Isaacs
Interview with Ben Hopkins
Interview with Esteban Uyarra
-- Production and direction.
|Publisher|| Harpenden, Herts [England] :Creative Essentials,2008
|Other Titles|| Documentaries
Accompanying DVD-ROM includes: award-winning documentaries: Boogie woogie pappa (2002, 13 min.) Lift (2001, 24 min.), and Footprints (2003, 43 min.) ; downloadable layouts for budget spreadsheets, release forms, equipment checklists, treatments, contracts & more.
Computer with DVD-ROM drive required to access downloadable templates and forms on the DVD-ROM.
336 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm + 1 DVD-ROM.
Includes bibliographical references (page 331) and index.