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Adventures in the Lives of Others : Ethical Dilemmas in Factual Filmmaking (Paperback) (James (EDT)

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Putting readers into the shoes of film and TV professionals, Adventures in the Lives of Others is a gripping insider's account of ethics, problem-solving and decision-making at the cutting edge of documentaries and factual television. Both accessible and authoritative, the book brings together a range of intimate, candid accounts of the struggles involved in making documentary film and television, from Grey Gardens and Hoop Dreams to Man on Wire,  Super Size Me and Benefits Street. Contributors include legends of the documentary world, eminent filmmakers at the top of their game, emerging directors and producers, and some of the world's most powerful and respected executives. In specially-commissioned pieces, they explore the ethical dilemmas involved in uncovering secrets and breaking taboos, accessing closed and dangerous worlds, fighting injustice, filming raw sex and violence, documenting acts of evil, and the many challenges of turning real life into compelling entertainment.
Putting readers into the shoes of the TV professionals, Hearts and Bones brings together an extraordinary range of intimate, candid accounts of the ethical struggles and decisions involved in making documentary film and television. Contributors include legends of the documentary world, eminent filmmakers at the top of their game, emerging directors and producers, and some of the world?s most powerful and respected executives. In specially-commissioned pieces, they explore the ethical dilemmas involved in uncovering secrets and breaking taboos, accessing closed and dangerous worlds, fighting injustice, filming raw sex and violence, and documenting acts of evil, and the many challenges of turning real life into compelling entertainment.
Number of Pages: 260
Genre: Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Television / General, Television / History + Criticism, Film + Video / History + Criticism
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Tauris Academic Studies
Author: James (EDT) Quinn
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2015
TCIN: 21498202
UPC: 9781784533946
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-0159
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