Regardless of which side of the political aisle you stand, there is probably one point all sides can agree on – Academy Award® nominated filmmakers Carl Deal and Tia Lessin make thought-provoking films that challenge the audience to question the world around them.
Dan Goforth explains how to use your documentary to reach out to others, not just to inform!
President of HBO Documentary Films, Sheila Nevins, presented a poignant and often funny Master Class to the audience of screenwriters and filmmakers, moderated by Athena Film Festival co-founder Melissa Silverstein.
Let me state this up front. Documentaries are written. They are not just a hodgepodge pasting of random bits of interviews or facts thrown together willy-nilly. It may not take the form of a narrative film, nor strictly follow all the so called “rules” of such writing (what does?), but there...