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Documentary films books

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Documentary Editing Principles & Practice by Jacob (University of Arizona, USA) Bricca Documentary Editing Principles & Practice
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Documentary Editing offers clear and detailed strategies for tackling every stage of the documentary editing process, from organizing raw footage and building select reels to fine cutting and final export. Written by a Sundance award-winning documentary editor with a dozen...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Documentary Editing Principles & Practice by Jacob (University of Arizona, USA) Bricca Documentary Editing Principles & Practice
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Documentary Editing offers clear and detailed strategies for tackling every stage of the documentary editing process, from organizing raw footage and building select reels to fine cutting and final export. Written by a Sundance award-winning documentary editor with a dozen...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Open Space New Media Documentary A Toolkit for Theory and Practice by Helen (University of Colorado at Boulder, USA) De Michiel, Patricia (Ithaca College, USA) Zimmerman Open Space New Media Documentary A Toolkit for Theory and Practice
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Open Space New Media Documentary examines an emerging and significant area of documentary practice in the twenty-first century: community-based new media documentary projects that move across platforms and utilize participatory modalities. The book offers an innovative theorization of these collaborative...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Death, Image, Memory The Genocide in Rwanda and its Aftermath in Photography and Documentary Film by Piotr Cieplak Death, Image, Memory The Genocide in Rwanda and its Aftermath in Photography and Documentary Film

This book explores how photography and documentary film have participated in the representation of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and its aftermath. This in-depth analysis of professional and amateur photography and the work of Rwandan and international filmmakers offers an...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

Documentary and Disability by Catalin Brylla Documentary and Disability

This edited collection of contributions from media scholars, film practitioners and film historians connects the vibrant fields of documentary and disability studies. Documentary film has not only played an historical role in the social construction of disability but continues to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/07/2017

Immediations The Humanitarian Impulse in Documentary by Pooja Rangan Immediations The Humanitarian Impulse in Documentary

Pooja Rangan interrogates participatory documentary's humanitarian ethos of giving a voice to the voiceless in documentaries featuring marginalized subjects, showing how it reinforces the films' subjects as the other and reproduces definitions of the human that exclude non-normative modes of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/06/2017

Immediations The Humanitarian Impulse in Documentary by Pooja Rangan Immediations The Humanitarian Impulse in Documentary

Pooja Rangan interrogates participatory documentary's humanitarian ethos of giving a voice to the voiceless in documentaries featuring marginalized subjects, showing how it reinforces the films' subjects as the other and reproduces definitions of the human that exclude non-normative modes of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/06/2017

The Environmental Documentary Cinema Activism in the 21st Century by John A. Duvall The Environmental Documentary Cinema Activism in the 21st Century

The Environmental Documentary provides the first extensive coverage of the most important environmental films of the decade, including their approach to their topics and their impacts on public opinion and political debate. While documentaries with themes of environmental activism date...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

Coming Soon

The Iraq War in Documentary Film by Monica (Paris-Sorbonne University, France) Michlin The Iraq War in Documentary Film
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This book is the first comprehensive study of documentary film on the Iraq War. In a series of close readings of some thirty American and European works, it analyzes how documentaries on the run-up, unfolding, and aftermath of the war...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Ten Years of Studies in Documentary Film by Deane (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia) Williams Ten Years of Studies in Documentary Film
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This volume will be a `time capsule' of the first 10 years of Studies in Documentary Film (2007-2016), tracing not only the development of the journal but also of documentary studies in the same period. Issues such as the rise...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Stories Make the World Reflections on Storytelling and the Art of the Documentary by Stephen Most Stories Make the World Reflections on Storytelling and the Art of the Documentary

In this book, award-winning screenwriter Stephen Most offers a captivating, refreshingly heartfelt exploration of how documentary film and other forms of storytelling remain so essential today.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2017

Stories Make the World Reflections on Storytelling and the Art of the Documentary by Stephen Most Stories Make the World Reflections on Storytelling and the Art of the Documentary

In this book, award-winning screenwriter Stephen Most offers a captivating, refreshingly heartfelt exploration of how documentary film and other forms of storytelling remain so essential today.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/04/2017

Dying in Full Detail Mortality and Digital Documentary by Jennifer Malkowski Dying in Full Detail Mortality and Digital Documentary

In analyses of digital death footage-from victims of police brutality to those who jump from the Golden Gate Bridge-Jennifer Malkowski considers the immense changes digital technologies have introduced in the ability to record and display actual deaths-one of documentary's most...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2017

Dying in Full Detail Mortality and Digital Documentary by Jennifer Malkowski Dying in Full Detail Mortality and Digital Documentary

In analyses of digital death footage-from victims of police brutality to those who jump from the Golden Gate Bridge-Jennifer Malkowski considers the immense changes digital technologies have introduced in the ability to record and display actual deaths-one of documentary's most...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2017

Introduction to Documentary, Third Edition by Bill Nichols Introduction to Documentary, Third Edition

The third edition of Bill Nichols's best-selling text provides an up-to-date introduction to the most important issues in documentary history and criticism. A new chapter, I Want to Make a Documentary: Where Do I Start? guides readers through the steps...
Format: Book - Released: 01/03/2017

Introduction to Documentary, Third Edition by Bill Nichols Introduction to Documentary, Third Edition

The third edition of Bill Nichols's best-selling text provides an up-to-date introduction to the most important issues in documentary history and criticism. A new chapter, I Want to Make a Documentary: Where Do I Start? guides readers through the steps...
Format: Book - Released: 01/03/2017

I-Docs The Evolving Practices of Interactive Documentary by Judith Aston I-Docs The Evolving Practices of Interactive Documentary

The history of documentary has been one of adaptation and change, as docu-mentarists have harnessed the affordances of emerging technology. In the last decade interactive documentaries (i-docs) have become established as a new field of practice within non-fiction storytelling. Their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2017

I-Docs The Evolving Practices of Interactive Documentary by Judith Aston I-Docs The Evolving Practices of Interactive Documentary

The history of documentary has been one of adaptation and change, as docu-mentarists have harnessed the affordances of emerging technology. In the last decade interactive documentaries (i-docs) have become established as a new field of practice within non-fiction storytelling. Their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017

The Act of Documenting Documentary Film in the 21st Century by Brian Winston, Gail Vanstone, Wang Chi The Act of Documenting Documentary Film in the 21st Century
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A critical review of documentary in the 21st century.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/01/2017

The Act of Documenting Documentary Film in the 21st Century by Brian Winston, Gail Vanstone, Wang Chi The Act of Documenting Documentary Film in the 21st Century
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A critical review of documentary in the 21st century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2017

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