Tell Me Something: Documentary Filmmakers

Albert Maysles. Photo credit/Jon Pack

Albert Maysles. Photo credit/Jon Pack

hardcover book - 2013 - 128 Pages

What can you learn from the world’s best documentary filmmakers? In Tell Me Something, we asked 60 filmmakers we admire for one piece of advice. Then we took their picture. Tell Me Something is a creative manual and an inspiration generator.

Veteran filmmakers like Barbara KoppleAlbert MayslesMichael AptedFrederick WisemanRobert DrewMartin ScorseseMichael MooreDA Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus and Errol Morris and renegades like Amir Bar-LevMargaret BrownYung ChangMarshall CurryAnnie Sundberg & Ricki SternGary HustwitLucy Walker and many more, deliver advice on everything from career development to personal relationships to risk taking to fashion choices.

Conceived and edited by filmmaker Jessica Edwards, designed by Philipp Hubert of Hubert&Fischer, with a forward by documentary programmer Thom Powers, Tell Me Something features full-color photographs taken by esteemed photographers from around the world.

Doc-makers are a rare breed, they’re creative, persistent and they’re master storytellers. In Tell Me Something they share insightful advice for people in any creative field.

The hardcover book is now SOLD OUT. But it is still available as an ebook in ePub3 format from Versions Publishing and in the iTunes bookstore. It's optimized for iPad, laptops and other devices.

Tell Me Something: Advice from Documentary Filmmakers
Edited by Jessica Edwards
128 Pages
$40 USD
Publication date: November 12, 2013
ISBN: 978-0-9895321-2-9