June 23, 2014

Doc U: Cable's New Big Thing - Non-Fiction Series and the Doc Filmmaker


With the recent explosion of non-fiction series, what opportunities do they represent for documentary filmmakers? Do these programs signal the latest evolution in the documentary form?

Anne Thompson of Indiewire's "Thompson on Hollywood" moderates a fascinating peek inside the world of non-fiction series with Cynthia Kane of Al Jazeera America, Lizzie Kerner of CNN, Mary Lisio of Scott Free Productions, and Jennie Morris of Pivot.