"Bernard's brilliant and effective Documentary Storytelling...aims to guide the Errol Morrises of tomorrow with great advice and practical knowledge that every documentarian would benefit from."--Backstage
"Storytelling--that's what this book is about. It's about the story, how to convey that story eloquently, effectively, and ethically...This book is absolutely brilliant."--Krista Galyen, AAUG Reviews
About the Author
Sheila Curran Bernard is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker and the author of Documentary Storytelling
, a best selling guide to story and structure in nonfiction filmmaking, and , a guide to using archival footage and material in films. Her archival film credits include the series Eyes on the Prize, I'll Make Me a World, This Far By Faith, America's War on Poverty, and School
, for which she also co-wrote the companion book. She has taught at Princeton University and Westbrook College and recently joined the faculty of the University at Albany, State University of New York.