Free Solo: A Case Study of Inherent Structure in a Documentary

By |2022-07-11T20:18:05-04:00February 26th, 2021|Filmmaking, Uncategorized, Writing|

(Alert: Spoilers) In my previous blog post, I highlighted the importance of finding the inherent structure in your documentary subject. I stated that the foundation of that structure is usually tied to an external goal of the main character in order to achieve the basic framework of a beginning, middle, and end. This concept is

Find Your Documentary’s Inherent Structure

By |2022-07-11T20:18:18-04:00January 26th, 2021|Filmmaking, Writing|

Normal life has its dramatic moments, but most of the time our lives are pretty boring. The occasional exciting event is only amazing to us because it’s happening to, well, us. We each have the benefit of years of personal context leading up to that moment, but an outside observer’s emotional response would likely be

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