This Much is True - 15 Directors on Documentary Filmmaking
What every documentary filmmaker wants to learn is the creative processes behind those works which truly stand out from the crowd. The Documentary Masterclass explores the techniques of twelve leading documentary directors whose groundbreaking work is followed by fans worldwide. Revealed through a series of in-depth interviews, the book uncovers diverse issues such as thinking in pictures, negotiating access, telling the truth, handling emotion, telling past-tense stories, dramatising events, the importance of humour, editing, music and character-led filmmaking. The methods and insight contained in this book will inspire visual artists everywhere, whether you are working on a high budget feature, a video journalism piece, or creating your own video blog on YouTube. The directors: Kevin MacDonald (Touching the Void, One Day In September), Nick Broomfield (The Leader, The Driver, and The Driver's Wife), Molly Dineen (Geri, Lie of the Land), Andrew Jarecki (Capturing the Friedmans), Brian Hill (Feltham Sings), Morgan Spurlock (Supersize Me, Freakonomics), Henry Singer ( 9/11 The Falling Man) Julien Temple (The Filth and the Fury) James Marsh (Man on Wire) Marc Isaacs (All White in Barking, Calais the Last Frontier) Geoffrey Smith (The English Surgeon) Louise Osmond (Deep Water) Morgan Matthews (Beautiful Young Minds, The Fallen). Learn from the greatest minds in the industry.