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The documentary idea

a critical history of English-language documentary film and video

by Jack C. Ellis

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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Documentary films -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementJack C. Ellis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.D6 E45 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2041168M
    ISBN 100132171422
    LC Control Number88017801

    The novel "Holes" has two main ideas, or themes: the positive effects of kindness and friendship, and the role that fate plays in directing people's lives. Camp Green Lake, the setting of the book, provides a harsh backdrop for the expression of these themes.   With a book vs. movie unit, I capitalize on this interest, encouraging a love of reading and teaching visual literacy at the same time. November marks the release of several movies based on young adult novels, which makes it the perfect time for this kind of study. Read on for more on creating your own book vs. movie unit for your class.

    The Help, Kathryn Stockett's debut novel, tells the story of black maids working in white Southern homes in the early s in Jackson, Mississippi, and of Miss Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan, a year-old graduate from Ole Miss, who returns to her family's cotton plantation, Longleaf, to find that her beloved maid and nanny, Constantine, has left and no one will tell her why.   Your carpenter repairing the table could be a topic, a guy selling interesting snacks by the road could be one, to something as big as the government and it's way of dealing with criminals could be one. The whole point is to find what drives you.

    How to Find and Choose a Documentary Subject health care, food politics. All important, broad sweeping topics. For now, kindly throw those ideas in the trash bin. What about the story of a farm family, and how the old-timers are facing new hurdles in their everyday battle to stay afloat, while the kids have to decide whether to pursue their. A book can be very easily converted into a screenplay which minimizes the cost for production companies that might be interested in your concept. The process of selling a screenplay or a book is the same as selling just the idea since it all starts from the concept.


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Part of DK’s bestselling Big Ideas series, The Movie Book answers these questions and more as it chronicles the greatest movies ever to grace the silver screen.

From the golden age of black-and-white films to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi, this book uncovers the key themes and big ideas behind more than of the world's most celebrated cinematic gems/5(49). Ten years after it first came out, "The National Parks: America’s Best Idea" remains hands down the best book about the history of the National Parks.

Like in the TV series of the same title that it follows almost word for word, the story is very well told. The collection of vintage pictures in black and white is /5(). Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available The Documentary Idea: A Critical History of English-language Documentary Film and Video. Jack C. Ellis. Prentice Hall, - Documentary films - pages. Reviews: " [The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp.

These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners." - /5(45). This book about documentary filmmaking includes dozens of projects, practical exercises, and thought-provoking questions, and provides best practices for researching and honing your documentary idea, developing a crew, guiding your team, maintaining control throughout the shoot, and much more.

Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas is a three-volume anthology of anarchist writings edited by historian Robert Graham. The anthology is published by Black Rose Books. Each selection is introduced by Graham, placing each author and. Ideas for documentary topics 2. First draft ideas 3.

Details • Bullying Suicide, discrimination, social media • Homophobia LGBT, discrimination, Gay pride, bullying • Sport Healthy living, children, Olympics, history • Obsessions Food, celebrities, smoking, drugs, fetishes • Food Dieting, health, obesity, third world countries.

A historical fiction novel in which the format appears like non-fiction articles. The title that came up most often for this genre was Nothing but the Truth by Avi.

This is written as a series of diary entries, dialogue – as it would be seen in a play, memos. How to develop your idea for a documentary Book now. This online workshop is part of our new, exciting range of digital masterclasses that we are offering. How to grow your idea for a Author: Guardian Staff.

Documentary Ideas. What would be a good topic for a documentary. will help you with any book or any question. Our summaries and analyses are written by experts, and your questions.

If the following ideas don’t do anything for you, feel free to film your own take on any of the ideas. As we said before, there are limitless ideas that would make for a fascinating documentary, and even if none of these seem particularly interesting, they might get the creative juices flowing and lead you to another idea.

I love Documentaries and I also love books that are basically documentaries themselves. But I have no idea what they are called so Im not sure what to ask for when I got to a new bookstore.

Like how there is a documentary called Food Inc and a book titled that as well. What would the book. That caught our eye, because many of the documentary films we love have been based on books. We like the idea of cozying up on a winter night with a great book that inspired a favorite documentary.

Most of the ideas that come from the average person are optioned or bought by independent movie producers. The Hollywood Creative Directory will give you a list of producers who are always looking for film ideas.

There are also some good books such as The Writer’s Market that will identify those that might purchase your concept. It’s a good idea to choose a topic for your documentary that interests you, because it’s your interest that will drive you to complete your digital film.

It’s also important to choose a topic that you think your audience will enjoy or find interesting. No matter how enthusiastic you are, making a documentary.

If you want to see your “idea” on Netflix and Hulu, develop a pilot, or produce a few episodes, or film the movie. Again, it’s like a book, the publisher wants to see a finished manuscript Author: Phil Autelitano. Student Documentary: Underground Interviews – A Documentary about Tom Otterness’s Public Art in the 14th Street Subway Station For this project, my students wanted to know how the general public feels about the small quirky sculptures scattered.

Based on a book by the same name, this documentary shows the events of two men who get separated while climbing the Andes.

Hailed as one of the best British documentaries, it conducts interviews with the two men and features reenactments of the events. This is available on Amazon. Blindsight ().

33 Documentaries That Are Way More Interesting Than Mainstream Films. The film is a drama-documentary-animation hybrid which stars Pete Postlethwaite as a man living alone in the devastated. Yoruba Richen.

The Green Book was first published in by Victor Green. He was a postal worker, and he has a Jewish friend who had a book that. Selling Your Documentary To Cable. By John Jackman. Say you have an idea for the best doc ever ”“ and you have developed special access to the subject, or knowledge of the topic.

But there are some very profitable markets for documentaries in educational and other markets. See my book Secrets of Producing and Selling Successful Videos.A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.

Such films were originally shot on film stock—the only medium available—but now include video and digital productions that can be either direct-to-video, made into a TV show, or released for screening in. Inwriter Jeanne Bowerman was working at home in upstate New York when her husband pointed to an article he was reading in the Wall Street Journal and said, “I would see that movie.”.

The article discussed Slavery by Another Name, by Douglas Blackmon, a book detailing an episode of American history that very few people know about: after the abolition of slavery, millions of .