Category: Documentary Film Making Basics

Buy the entire video here: In what is arguably the most in-depth interview on his distinguished 40-year career, Emmy® and Cannes Film Festival award-winning documentary filmmaker David Hoffman shares his wealth of knowledge and experience in this fascinating 90-minute documentary. Hoffman shares his insight on many creative processes such as storyline and character development, explains…

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Films are magic. Over two hours or even just three minutes, they have the ability to momentarily transport audiences into different worlds, different lives and different experiences. And it’s the filmmaker who guides viewers on that journey, making decisions behind the scenes based on their own experiences and dreams. This fall, KQED Arts helps you…

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One of the unexpected (and most welcome) benefits of the technological shift towards digital formats and streaming platforms has been a resurgence of documentary features. With channel and distribution outlets giving unprecedented support for non-fiction stories, the rising tide has lifted all docs, including those geared toward theatrical exhibition. In this session, some of New…

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Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you 😃) . Support your local PBS Member Station here: Animation has been captivating audiences for more than a hundred years. From classic forms like hand drawn and stop-motion, to cutting-edge techniques like motion graphics and CGI, animation has a long history of creating style and poetry unachievable…

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