This Ain’t Your Mama’s Film Book


This is not a book for people who want to study documentary filmmaking. This is a book for people who want to make documentary films. There are many good books that you should read that cover the history, philosophy, and theories of documentary filmmaking in great depth. But this ain’t one of those books. This book is for people who are done talking about the films they want to make and who are ready to shut up and shoot.

It’s an ultra-user-friendly reference guide to basic documentary production from the technical ...

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