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By Betsy A. McLane

ISBN-10: 1441124578

ISBN-13: 9781441124579

A New historical past of Documentary movie, moment version offers a much-needed source, contemplating the very speedy alterations occurring inside of documentary media. development upon the best-selling 2005 version, Betsy McLane retains a similar chronological exam, authentic reliability, ease of use and obtainable prose variety as prior to, whereas additionally weaving 3 new threads - Experimental Documentary, visible Anthropology and Environmental/Nature motion pictures - into the dialogue. She offers emphasis on archival and upkeep background, current practices, and destiny wishes for documentaries. besides upkeep details, particular difficulties of copyright and reasonable use, as they relate to documentary, are thought of.

Finally, A historical past of Documentary movie retains and updates the urged readings and critical movies and the top of every bankruptcy from the 1st variation, together with the bibliography and appendices. very unlikely to speak learnedly approximately documentary movie with out an audio-visual part, a significant other web site increases its intensity of data and total usefulness to scholars, lecturers and movie fans.

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Renov, Michael and Jane Gaines, (eds), Collecting Visible Evidence. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999. Rosenthal, Alan, The Documentary Conscience: A Casebook in Film Making. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1980. Rosenthal, Alan, New Challenges to Documentary. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987. Rosenthal, Alan, The New Documentary in Action: A Casebook in Film Making. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1972. Rothman, William, Documentary Film Classics.

Nicknamed ‘Pancake’ for its odd rounded shape, the camera featured a gyroscopic pan/tilt head so it could tilt straight up while the viewfinder remained in a fixed position. It had two lenses on the front: one a viewfinder, the other the film lens, which allowed for simultaneous focusing and filming. The Akeley also allowed the operator to change film magazines in less than 15 seconds. It was invented by explorer and big game hunter Carl Ethan Akeley ‘The Father of Modern Taxidermy,’ for use during his expeditions.

Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1996. Winston, Brian, Claiming the Real: The Griersonian Documentary and Its Legitimations. London: British Film Institute, 1995. Winston, Brian, Lies, Damn Lies and Documentaries. London: British Film Institute, 2008. Wright, Basil, The Use of Film. London: John Lane, 1948. History Aufderheide, Patricia, Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. Baechlin, Peter and Maurice Muller Strauss, Newsreels Across the World.

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