Documentary Directing and Storytelling: How to direct documentaries and more! (Paperback)
The two-thousand-twenty-two edition has been updated, edited and corrections made recently. This book is a learning experience and an exploration of directing documentary story projects. Secondly, it provides fundamental and advanced ideas about documentary filmmaking and nonfiction storytelling using film, video, multimedia, and other mediums. There are numerous critical reviews of documentary films and the stories they tell from a directing and filmmaking perspective. Understanding the storytelling structure of specific documentary directing styles helps one learn and build a personal approach. The best directors understand the traditions and aesthetics of the medium in which they work. They also understand the crafts involved and may have worked at some of those jobs themselves. The focus of this book is on directing, but it also includes information experienced directors should know about constructing a documentary story. Finally, this book is a great read for anyone interested in documentary or nonfiction storytelling.