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Joseph Morder, the “Filmateur”: An Interview with Joseph Morder

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Dominique Bluher: I would like to devote this interview to the notion of the “amateur,” not only because it is particularly meaningful with respect to your work, but also because in French the word “amateur” does not only mean a hobbyist...

Home Movies in the Age of Web 2.0: The Case of “Star Wars Kid”

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction: The age of Web 2.0 “Web 2.0” was initially coined by electronic information consultant Darcy DiNucci in 1999, and was described as something that “will be understood not as screenfuls of text and graphics, but as a transport...

Towards Mobile Filmmaking 2.0: Amateur Filmmaking as an Alternative Cultural Practice

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Over the last decade, mobile documentary filmmaking has evolved from an underground and art-house practice into an egalitarian moving-image one. In an international context, mobile films and mobile documentaries or “mobile-mentaries...

Amateur Film, Automobility and the Cinematic Aesthetics of Leisure

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Dr. Gail Jackson tied the luggage to the roof of their Hudson and took his wife, Mabel, and their sons Phil and Fred, west on a holiday in the summer of 1947. He also packed his oval-shaped Keystone K-8 8mm movie camera with a key for its...

Documentary Masters

Genevieve Jolliffe

Andrew Zinnes has worked in development at Paramount Pictures and at USA Networks. He left to become a script analyst, and worked for Morgan Creek Productions, Artisan and several script analyst companies. Using his documentary filmmaking experience, Andrew was the perfect co-author for The Documentary Film Makers Handbook. He has taught documentary at the NY Film Academy and has lectured on filmmaking at schools and colleges around the US. He is a founding partner of the film company Crazee Pictures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Andrew Zinnes

Genevieve Jolliffe met Chris Jones at film school and the two went into independent filmmaking through their production company, Living Spirit Pictures. She directed their third film together, Urban Ghost Story, in 1998. After moving to Los Angeles, Genevieve was a major force in pulling together the US edition of The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook, and she also co-authored The Documentary Film Makers Handbook in 2006. With her husband and screenwriting partner Andrew Zinnes, she has sold projects to Warner Bros and has two indie features set to be filmed in 2010. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Documentary Filmmakers Handbook

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Nick Broomfield info@nickbroomfield.com www.nickbroomfield.com Q – What does documentary film mean to you and what excites you about it? Nick – It covers an enormous genre of very different films. Some of which have very...

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Genevieve Jolliffe

Andrew Zinnes has worked in development at Paramount Pictures and at USA Networks. He left to become a script analyst, and worked for Morgan Creek Productions, Artisan and several script analyst companies. Using his documentary filmmaking experience, Andrew was the perfect co-author for The Documentary Film Makers Handbook. He has taught documentary at the NY Film Academy and has lectured on filmmaking at schools and colleges around the US. He is a founding partner of the film company Crazee Pictures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Andrew Zinnes

Genevieve Jolliffe met Chris Jones at film school and the two went into independent filmmaking through their production company, Living Spirit Pictures. She directed their third film together, Urban Ghost Story, in 1998. After moving to Los Angeles, Genevieve was a major force in pulling together the US edition of The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook, and she also co-authored The Documentary Film Makers Handbook in 2006. With her husband and screenwriting partner Andrew Zinnes, she has sold projects to Warner Bros and has two indie features set to be filmed in 2010. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Documentary Filmmakers Handbook

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...IFP–NY Milton Tabbot mtabbot@ifp.org www.ifp.org twitter.com/ifpfilm http://independentfilmmakerproject.blogspot.com Q – How can IFP help documentary filmmakers? Milton – Support for documentaries exists primarily...

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Genevieve Jolliffe

Andrew Zinnes has worked in development at Paramount Pictures and at USA Networks. He left to become a script analyst, and worked for Morgan Creek Productions, Artisan and several script analyst companies. Using his documentary filmmaking experience, Andrew was the perfect co-author for The Documentary Film Makers Handbook. He has taught documentary at the NY Film Academy and has lectured on filmmaking at schools and colleges around the US. He is a founding partner of the film company Crazee Pictures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Andrew Zinnes

Genevieve Jolliffe met Chris Jones at film school and the two went into independent filmmaking through their production company, Living Spirit Pictures. She directed their third film together, Urban Ghost Story, in 1998. After moving to Los Angeles, Genevieve was a major force in pulling together the US edition of The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook, and she also co-authored The Documentary Film Makers Handbook in 2006. With her husband and screenwriting partner Andrew Zinnes, she has sold projects to Warner Bros and has two indie features set to be filmed in 2010. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Documentary Filmmakers Handbook

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...The Producer Agi Orsi www.agiorsi.com Q – Did you always produce documentaries? Agi – I didn’t do any documentaries. I started as a sales rep bringing French films to the US. Then I started producing my own feature films...

“I am a time archaeologist”: Some Reflections on the Filmmaking Practice of Péter Forgács

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Over the last three decades, the Hungarian film and video artist Péter Forgács has produced a body of work that has gained him an international reputation. He once famously described himself as a “time archaeologist” (Spieker 2002), someone...

Starring Sally Peshlakai: Rewriting the Script for Tad Nichols’s 1939 Navajo Rug Weaving

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction The library cart next to me is stacked with video transfers of amateur films. I am looking for films that might be candidates for a film preservation grant: footage that is pleasing to the eye and culturally significant...

Working at Home: Tarnation, Amateur Authorship, and Self-Inscription in the Digital Age

Laura Rascaroli

Laura Rascaroli is Senior Lecturer and Co-director, Film and Screen Media, University College Cork, Ireland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...I have worked alone and at home, on films of seemingly no commercial value… “at home” with a medium I love, making films I care for as surely as I have as a father cared for my children. As these home movies have come to be valued, have...