Study films

In class we’ll look at examples from Paris Je T’aime.  These are all shorts made by well regarded filmmakers.  Look for other examples of films by those filmmakers you like.  Study their technique.  We will also see the documentary Man On Wire.  This documentary not only illustrates the importance of the structure the filmmaker gives material, but also the many techniques that can be used in a doc to present the material.  What’s more, there are examples of some of the best executed interviews you are likely to see in a doc.  Then there are films that fall somewhere in the middle between narrative and doc:

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