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Documentary film is a broad category of visual expression that is based on the attempt, in one fashion or another, to "document" reality. Images organization and structure, sounds (text and interviews) as much as the author point of view determines the type of documentary.

Although "documentary film" originally referred to movies shot on film stock, it has subsequently expanded to include video and digital productions that can be either direct-to-video or made for a television series.

The chronological sequence of material, narrator figure treatment, the nature of the materials, completely real, recreations, infographic images, etc. lead to a wide variety of formats, ranging from pure documentary to creative documentaries, reaching docudrama (format in which the characters are played by themselves), reaching to fake documentary also known as a 'mockumentary'.

Often, fictional television programs adopt a structure and narrative mode very close to the documentary, and in turn, some documentary reproduce resources proper of works of fiction's creation. Documentary, as it applies here, works to identify a "filmmaking practice, a cinematic tradition, and mode of audience reception" that is continually evolving and is without clear boundaries.

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Site For Documentary Filmmakers Advances Social Movements - Forbes

Site For Documentary Filmmakers Advances Social Movements
Forbes
UPTOGOOD.org is part crowdfunding, part petition platform and partly a platform for committing people to change their behavior, all driven by video stories. Founded by sisters Mika and Emi Onishi, the site is focused on causes. Mika explains the ...

New study highlights challenges for documentary filmmakers - DocGeeks

New study highlights challenges for documentary filmmakers
DocGeeks
Results showed that filmmakers were taking an average of 425 days to make a documentary film, with the cost averaging out at approximately £116,000. The most rapidly escalating budgetary hurdle identified was the price of archive footage and music rights.

The documentary filmmakers behind 'Amy' say they would 'kill' to tell David Bowie's story - Entertainment.ie

Entertainment.ie

The documentary filmmakers behind 'Amy' say they would 'kill' to tell David Bowie's story
Entertainment.ie
They have already had massive success with their Amy Winehouse documentary 'Amy', and Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees are currently in post-production on a film about Oasis. However, there is one musician's story that they would love to tell more than ...
“Amy” Filmmakers Would “Kill” To Make A David Bowie DocumentaryHowl & Echoes

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