Documentary Film Reviews, Making Documentaries, and Nonfiction Storytelling

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Create Documentary Films, Videos, and Multimedia

Create Documentary Films, Videos, and Multimedia by J R Martin is about the art and technique of documentary production for all types of projects that might use documentary style storytelling methods to tell nonfiction stories. These include traditional film, video, photographic, audio, presentations and multimedia projects.

The book is based on 30 years of teaching film and documentary production, 39 years of production experienced producing, writing and directing award-winning documentary films and nonfiction projects. It covers all aspects of theory and production based on experience in the field and real case studies of various types of documentary projects.

The revised and updated 2014 third edition is now available.

Third Revised Edtion

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NPR INTERVIEW WITH JIM  MARTIN 10-22-10 – Documentary filmmaking focus of new book The art of documentary filmmaking is explored in a new book by Emmy Award winning producer, writer and director, and Baldwin Park resident James Martin. We talk with Martin about his work and his storied career.

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