Documentary Storytelling: Creative Nonfiction on Screen by Sheila Curran Bernard

By Sheila Curran Bernard

Documentary Storytelling has reached filmmakers and filmgoers around the globe with its precise concentrate on the most important factor for fulfillment within the becoming international documentary industry: storytelling. This useful advisor finds how today’s best filmmakers carry the instruments of narrative cinema to the realm of nonfiction movie and video with out sacrificing the rigor and truthfulness that provide documentaries their strength. The publication deals useful recommendation for manufacturers, administrators, editors, cinematographers, writers and others looking to make moral and potent motion pictures that merge the strengths of visible and aural media with the ability of narrative storytelling. ?


In this new, up to date variation, Emmy Award-winning writer Sheila Curran Bernard offers:




  • New concepts for interpreting documentary work



  • New conversations with filmmakers together with Stanley Nelson (The Black Panthers), Kazuhiro Soda (Mental), Orlando von Einsiedel (Virunga), and Cara Mertes (JustFilms)



  • Discussions formerly held with Susan Kim (Imaginary Witness), Deborah Scranton (The conflict Tapes), Alex Gibney (Taxi to the darkish Side), and James Marsh (Man on Wire).

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