Directing the Documentary (7th Edition)

October 31, 2020
Directing the Documentary (7th Edition)

Directing the Documentary is the definitive book on thedocumentary form, that will allow you to master the craft ofdocumentary filmmaking. Focusing on the hands-on work needed tomake your concept a reality, it covers the documentary filmmakingprocess from top to bottom, providing in-depth lessons on everyaspect of preproduction, production, and postproduction.The book includes dozens of projects, practical exercises, andthought-provoking questions, and offers best practices forresearching and honing your documentary idea, developing a crew,guiding your team, and much more. This fully revised and updated7th edition also includes brand new content on the rise of thedocumentary series, the impact of video on-demand and contentaggregators, updated information on prosumer and professional video(including 4K+), coverage of new audio & lighting solutions andtrends in post-production, coverage of the immersive documentary,and provides practical sets of solutions for low, medium, and highbudget documentary film productions throughout. The companionwebsite has also been fully updated to a variety of new projectsand forms.By combining expert advice on the storytelling process, thetechnical aspects of filmmaking and commentary on the philosophicalunderpinnings of the art, this book provides the practical andholistic understanding you need to become a highly regarded,original, and ethical contributor to the genre. Ideal for bothaspiring and established documentary filmmakers, this book has itall.