Directing the Documentary is the definitive and comprehensive book on the form, offering timeless principles that will improve your work. Ideal for documentary courses as well as aspiring and current directors, Directing the Documentary covers all phases of preproduction and production. The emphasis is on the hands-on work needed to make your concept a reality, and to that end dozens of projects, exercises, and idea-provoking questionnaires are included. Covering both the fundamental basics and advanced issues in documentary production, the book includes researching and honing a documentary idea, developing a crew, directing the team, and maininting control throughout shooting.
â¢ Comprehensive manual on the creative, technical, and artistic aspects of directingÂbecome an inspired director!
â¢ Includes dozens of practical exercises that demystify the complex process of making a documentary and make it achievable
â¢ Realistic advice and encouragement from a highly regarded filmmaker, mentor, and teacher to help you on your path
â¢ Companion website features handy production checklists and forms, videos for some of the films discussed in the book, and a master bibliography:
[Please refer to the access code inside the back cover of the book to obtain access to the companion site]ISBN:9780240810898