Documentary films

    Practical Guide to Documentary Editing

    By Sam Billinge

    Paperback Save £0.71 = £20.28

    The Practical Guide to Documentary Editing sets out the techniques, the systems and the craft required to edit compelling professional documentary television and film. Working stage by stage through the postproduction process, author Sam Billinge explores project organization, assembling rushes, sequence editing, story structure, music and sound design, and the...

    Act of Documenting

    By Brian Winston

    Paperback Save £4.04 = £21.95

    A critical review of documentary in the 21st century.

    Filming the Everyday

    Paperback £23.67

    This cutting-edge book examines the rapidly developing scene of Chinese independent documentary, arguably the most courageous player in contemporary Chinese visual culture. The book's emphasis on current issues and its discussion of aesthetic experiments will appeal to all readers interested in China's culture, media, politics, and society.

    Ghosts on the Somme

    By Andrew Robertshaw

    Paperback £11.45

    Paperback edition of the highly praised in-depth study of the most famous documentary film of the Great War

    Adventures in the Lives of Others: Ethical Dilemmas in Factu

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    Putting readers into the shoes of film and TV professionals, Adventures in the Lives of Others is a gripping insider's account of ethics, problem-solving and decision-making at the cutting edge of documentaries and factual television.

    Documentary Storytelling

    By Sheila Curran Bernard

    Paperback Save £1.41 = £24.58

    Documentary Storytelling has reached filmmakers and filmgoers worldwide with its unique focus on the key ingredient for success in the growing global documentary marketplace: storytelling. This practical guide reveals how today's top filmmakers bring the tools of narrative cinema to the world of nonfiction film and video without sacrificing the...

    Hong Kong Documentary Film

    By Ian Aitken

    Paperback Save £3.79 = £21.20

    Offers a comprehensive study of the lost genre of Hong Kong documentary film. This book introduces students and scholars in Film Studies to this unexplored cinematic tradition. It is based on original archival research.

    Documentary Case Studies

    By Jeff Swimmer

    Paperback Save £3.29 = £19.70

    Documentary students and fans revel in stories about filmmakers conquering extraordinary challenges trying to bring their work to the screen. This book brings vividly to life the sometimes humorous, sometimes excruciating-and always inspiring-stories behind the making of some of the greatest documentaries of our time. All of the filmmakers and...

    Music and Sound in Documentary Film

    Paperback Save £2.07 = £27.92

    This collection of fourteen essays provides a rich and detailed history of the relationship between and music and image in documentary films, exploring the often overlooked role of music in the genre and its subsequent impact on an audience's perception of reality and fiction. Exploring examples of documentary films which...

    Parallel Lines: Post-9/11 American Cinema

    By Guy Westwell

    Hardback Save £19.54 = £35.46

    Parallel Lines "describes how post-9/11 cinema, from Spike Lee's 25th Hour 2002 to Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty 2012, relates to different, and competing, versions of US national identity in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks."--Page 4 of cover.

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