Posts in category "Journalistic filmmaking"

EOC spotlight on: John Owens, Chicago Tribune video producer

EOC spotlight on: John Owens, Chicago Tribune video producer
After my interview with the CNC’s Chris Cascarano and an ongoing discussion about documentary filmmaking and journalism, I’ve been on the lookout for more journalistic doc work that does not include, to use a “piece-to-camera” method. Happy to see the Tribune doing some fine video work of their own. This story on the Anti-Cruelty Society... Read more »

Documentary Filmmaking vs. Journalism, and other thoughts...

Documentary Filmmaking vs. Journalism, and other thoughts...
Last Monday, after seeing The Interrupters, I posed the question: Is documentary filmmaking a form of journalism? I said I would get back to the topic later in the week as I gathered responses from insightful sources, but decided to hold it off until this week in order to re-watch Hoop Dreams. In the meantime,... Read more »