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Directing the Documentary, 5th Edition by Michael Rabiger

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Appendix

Notes

The 32 projects that follow anticipate most situations that you will meet as a documentary maker. Some are analytic or developmental tools; others are exercises in a particular technique or style of filmmaking. They represent a thorough preparation in concepts and technique, as well as many opportunities for you to find satisfaction expressing ideas and feelings while you work to gain mastery over your craft.

If possible, make no film that fails to express something, however minor, that you feel or believe. That way, you can always fulfill the task in hand and inject it with something from your heart and soul.

Where necessary, projects may have explanatory notes and pictures. For teachers, the book’s Web site (http://directingthedocumentary.com ...

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