By Thomas Austin
From a increase in theatrical good points to photos published on web pages similar to YouTube and Google Video, the early years of the twenty first century have witnessed major alterations within the technological, advertisement, aesthetic, political, and social dimensions of documentaries on movie, tv and the internet.
In reaction to those fast advancements, this booklet rethinks the suggestion of documentary, when it comes to conception, perform and object/s of research. Drawing jointly 26 unique essays from students and practitioners, it significantly assesses principles and buildings of documentary and, the place helpful, proposes new instruments and arguments with which to envision this advanced and transferring terrain.
Covering various media output, the booklet is split into 4 sections:
- Critical views on documentary kinds and ideas
- The altering faces of documentary production
- Digital and on-line documentaries: possibilities and obstacles
modern documentary: borders, neighbours and disputed territories
Rethinking Documentary is efficacious examining for students and scholars operating in documentary concept and perform, movie reports, and media studies.