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Parsing Essential Truth and Literal Truth
Assignment: Write an article on whether or not documentary filmmakers should pay their subjects. Dilemma: What's to discuss? Conventional wisdom in
What is the place of the documentary journalism within the relentless crush of the 24-hour news cycle? Are there differences in methodology between
F Is for Phony: Fake Documentary and Truth's Undoing Editors: Alexandra Juhasz and Jesse Lerner University of Minnesota Press, 2006 244 pages This is
Any filmmaker who sets out to make a documentary faces multiple challenges, not the least of which is a set of ethical issues inherent in the process
The 2010 Sundance Film Festival officially ushered in the John Cooper-Trevor Groth Era, with proclamations of "renewed rebellion," "rebirth," a
A new report from the Center for Social Media: "Honest Truths: Documentary Filmmakers on Ethical Challenges in Their Work."
A review of Patricia Aufderheide's 'Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction'
Ambulante, case study doc among highlights of LA Film Festival.
RiP: A Remix Manifesto, the controversial new doc by Montreal filmmaker Brett Gaylor, opens with a startling scene. A musician is prepping backstage for a club date, donning shades and putting on his hoodie.