The Starter Guide to Documentary Filmmaking
Kevin J. Lindenmuth - All books by this author
Documentary films produced for television, DVD, and movie theater distribution far outnumber movies made in all other genres, which makes documentary filmmaking a wise choice for students pursuing careers in the cinematic arts. This illustration-filled book offers a self-teaching course in making documentaries, beginning with important advice on how to recognize, define, and research a theme that will ultimately become a movie’s subject. Lessons that follow describe the equipment that filmmakers must either own or rent for shooting and editing, then explain the journalistic and production processes required for identifying locations and interviewing subjects, and review the cinematic and editing skills that budding filmmakers must master. The Documentary Moviemaking Course covers all practical filmmaking details, including
About The Author:
Kevin J. Lindenmuth has more than 25 years’ experience in film and TV in New York and Detroit. He has produced more than a dozen independent features and seven documentaries, most of them broadcast on PBS television.
Paperback / 144 Pages / 8 3/4 x 8 3/4 / 2010