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"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
Either way, fiction or not, this book should be in the library of anyone who is interested in telling a story.
A short but useful book for anyone interested in documentary film making, particularly those who want to make films themselves.
Research, writing good treatments, and the importance of craft rather than a formulaic model are discussed in detail.
The best book on documentary making I have ever read. I really needed to read this! Changed my whole perspective on the storytelling behind the facts. Thank you Sheila!Published 7 months ago by Jamie Roberts
Enjoying this book very much. The writing is personable while providing solid information. If you want your documentaries to be more interesting, attract more attention, read this... Read morePublished 7 months ago by LiveSearch
I went through this book during writing, production and editing of a branded doc in Greece. It made all the difference in the world and helped me see the real story to be told,... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Panos Sambrakos
I am using it for my Documentary Scriptwriting class and it is easy to understand and interesting. Love to read it on kindle.Published 8 months ago by stephanie viteri
Very useful. Full of really good tips for those interested in the art of writing a documentary video. Lots of good examples.Published 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book is a gem of practical actionable advice to get your documentary made. Wish I read it before I began my first documentary. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Michael G.
I enjoyed reading this book. It gives information about how to create dynamic storytelling through the use of non fiction film.Published 13 months ago by DazzleGirl
This book does a great job of reminding us of the importance of story and other techniques in documentary that are generally associated with feature films. Read morePublished 14 months ago by International business traveler