By Thomas Austin, Wilma de Jong
From a increase in theatrical gains to pictures published on web pages comparable to YouTube and Google Video, the early years of the twenty first century have witnessed major adjustments within the technological, advertisement, aesthetic, political, and social dimensions of documentaries on movie, tv and the internet. in line with those swift advancements, this e-book rethinks the concept of documentary, by way of conception, perform and object/s of study.Drawing jointly 26 unique essays from students and practitioners, it seriously assesses rules and structures of documentary and, the place beneficial, proposes new instruments and arguments with which to check this complicated and moving terrain. overlaying more than a few media output, the booklet is split into 4 sections: severe views on documentary kinds and ideas; the altering faces of documentary creation; modern documentary - borders, neighbours and disputed territories; and, electronic and on-line documentaries - possibilities and barriers. "Rethinking Documentary" is effective studying for students and scholars operating in documentary idea and perform, movie reports, and media reviews.