Tell Me Something: Documentary Filmmakers
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 Kopple, Albert Maysles, Michael Apted, Frederick Wiseman, Robert Drew, Martin Scorsese, Michael Moore, DA Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus and Errol Morris and renegades like Amir Bar-Lev, Margaret Brown, Yung Chang, Marshall Curry, Annie Sundberg & Ricki Stern, Gary Hustwit, Lucy 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.
Tell Me Something: Advice from Documentary Filmmakers
Edited by Jessica Edwards
Publication date: November 12, 2013