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The Art of Steadicam - Larry Wright

I added Larry Wright’s celebrated “The Art of Steadicam” to our Spotlights page (I’ve since added a link to Garrett Brown as well, the inventor of the Steadicam). 135 more words

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Cinema Verite: Governor Christie on Ferguson

Gov. Christie is a former state prosecutor and most likely will run for President in 2016. Here is his take on the shooting in Ferguson MO.


Videokaaran and cinema verite

Videokaaran and cinema verite

An article I’d written on Videokaaran, a film by Jagannathan Krishnan, has made it to the pages of IndiEarth, an online initiative that addresses the challenges of independent Indian musicians and filmmakers. 47 more words

Cinema Verite: President Obama's Statement on Iraq

President Obama explains new military actions against ISIS in Iraq and our longer term strategy.

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My thoughts on the failure of Observational Documentary Filmmaking

Challenging traditional documentary filmmaking: the realist dialogues of direct cinema.

part of a paper I wrote for a module on historical documentaries

According to André Bazin the roots of the moving image in mechanical reproduction give the moving image its psychological force.

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Robert Drew, Documentarian Who Fathered Cinema Verite, Dies at 90

Robert L. Drew, a documentary filmmaker and the father of American cinéma vérité, died today at his home in Sharon, Connecticut. He was 90.

In the early 1960s, Drew and his associates pioneered a kind of filmmaking that’s now a staple of the documentary form. 944 more words



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