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Author Eckhardt, Ned, 1940-

Title Documentary filmmakers handbook / Ned Eckhardt

Publ Info Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2012]
 RWU Main Library  PN1995.9.D6 E24 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 196 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-189) and index
Contents The documentary tradition and getting started -- The 12 basic elements of a documentary -- Design and aesthetics -- Researching and writing a documentary proposal -- Production equipment and decisions -- Your storytellers : interviews and conversations -- Shooting creative and effective b-roll -- Editing and postproduction -- Ethics, fair use, and the law -- Funding your documentary and connecting to your community -- Why we do it
Note "A complete guide to all phases of documentary production, this is an essential handbook for student filmmakers and professional documentarians alike. Written in concise language and easy reference, the text provides a progression of real-world learning skills, including organization and design. Also itemized is the necessary equipment, with technical information for universal comprehension of equipment and application"--Provided by publisher
LC subject Documentary films -- Production and direction -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
ISBN 9780786460434 (softcover)
0786460431 (softcover)