AWFJ @ SFF Filmmaker Forum: Storytelling Skill Sets For Documentarians — Liz Whittemore Reports

Filmmakers Debra Granik, Tory Stewart, Steve London, Marie-Lou Gingras and Mark Schuman, and IDFA film consultant Jannie Langbroek talk about how a filmmaker’s skill sets shape storytelling style. Jennifer Merin moderates the panel discussion at the AWFJ Filmmaker Forum @ SFF 2015.

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AWFJ @ Salem Film Fest 2015 Filmmaker Forum – “The Obligations and Limitations of Engagement”

Erinnisse and Patryk Rebisz (co-dir.) Shoulder the Lion; Morgan Schmidt-Feng (dir.) Om Her Own; Jonathan Howells (dir.) Alfred & Jakobine; and Marie-Lou Gingras (editor) Once Upon A Crime: The Borrelli – Davis Conspiracy follow the lives of people who’ve experienced trauma and life-changing events. How do the filmmakers balance empathy and objectivity, and how do they disengage whtn the project is finished. Listen to the discussion..

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