By Jeffrey Friedman,Rob Epstein,Sharon Wood

The previous few years have featured such blockbusters as Super-Size Me, Fahrenheit 9/11, Sicko, March of the Penguins, and An Inconvenient Truth. And as information articles proclaim a brand new period within the background of documentary motion pictures, a growing number of new administrators are making their first movie a nonfiction one. but also to posing all the ordinary demanding situations inherent to extra average filmmaking, documentaries additionally current precise difficulties that must be understood from the outset. the place does the belief come from? How do you increase the cash? How much cash do you want? What visible variety is most fitted to the tale? What are the felony concerns concerned? and the way can a movie succeed in that all-important milestone and discover a keen distributor? Epstein, Friedman, and wooden take on all of those very important questions with examples and anecdotes from their very own careers. the result's an informative and pleasing consultant for these simply beginning out, and an enlightening learn for somebody drawn to a behind-the-scenes examine this newly reinvigorated box of film.

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