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Andy Glynne subjects the whole documentary process to scrutiny with advice on:
• Developing your concept
• Funding
• Writing pitches and treatments
• Interview technique
• Narrative
• Writing commentary
• Dealing with ethical issues
• Camera technique
• Sound
• Lighting
• Post-production, editing and grading
• Marketing and distribution
• Film festivals
• The history of documentary

With additional interviews with industry insiders and award-winning filmmakers, this new edition has up-to-the-moment technical information on the latest cameras and equipment and a fully updated resource guide with contact details of current commissioning editors.


Andy Glynne is a BAFTA award-winning documentary filmmaker, and is the Founding Director of DFG – the Documentary Filmmakers Group – the UK's national organisation to promote innovation and talent in documentary filmmaking. Andy is also Managing Director of the production company Mosaic Films. He has directed and produced numerous documentaries both in the UK and across the World, and has spent much of his career working with, and mentoring, new and emerging filmmakers.


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