Adventures in the Lives of Others: Ethical Dilemmas in by James Quinn (Ed),James Quinn

By James Quinn (Ed),James Quinn

placing readers into the footwear of movie and television pros, Adventures within the Lives of Others is a gripping insider's account of ethics, problem-solving and decision-making on the leading edge of documentaries and genuine television.

It brings jointly quite a number intimate, candid bills of the struggles focused on making documentary movie and tv, from Hoop desires and gray Gardens to great measurement Me and merits highway. individuals contain legends of the documentary international, filmmakers on the most sensible in their online game, rising administrators and manufacturers, and a few of the world's strongest and revered executives. In specially-commissioned items, they discover the moral dilemmas all for uncovering secrets and techniques and breaking taboos, getting access to closed and hazardous worlds, scuffling with injustice, filming uncooked intercourse and violence, documenting acts of evil, and the various demanding situations of turning genuine existence into compelling leisure.

The participants comprise Nick Broomfield, Marshall Curry, Nick Fraser, Liz Garbus, Alex Gibney, Alex Graham, Steve James, Eugene Jarecki, Asif Kapadia, Barbara Kopple, Ralph Lee, Kevin Macdonald, James Marsh, Albert Maysles, Dan Reed, André Singer, Morgan Spurlock, and Penny Woolcock.

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