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The documentary diaries : working experiences of a non-fiction filmmaker

Author: Alan Rosenthal
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
How do you make a successful documentary in an era of media turmoil, network disruption and increasing financial restrictions? This is the question Alan Rosenthal, distinguished international filmmaker and teacher, sets out to answer in 'The Documentary Diaries'. Using seven of his recent releases as case studies - ranging from high-budget historical and political documentaries to shoestring observational films and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Rosenthal
ISBN: 9781526109804 1526109808 9781784997571 1784997579
OCLC Number: 1090475111
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction1. Learning the ropes2. Married to the MarimbaProduction notes: budgets3. Stalin's Last PurgeProduction notes: writing narration4. Inspiration5. Adolf Eichmann: The Secret MemoirsProduction notes: the production contract6. The Brink of PeaceProduction notes: writing the proposal7. The First Fagin8. Pitch perfect9. Beyond the Velvet Curtain10. Best advice11. Hopes and DreamsProduction notes: the family filmAppendix: Production detailsIndex -- .
Responsibility: Alan Rosenthal.


The documentary diaries offers piercing insights into the world of documentary filmmaking, and will be essential reading for students and professionals alike. -- .  Read more...


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'Alan Rosenthal doesn't make personal documentaries. Instead he writes autobiographical accounts of creating them; and he does so unashamedly in the guise of teacher, guide and practical Read more...

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