An Introduction to Television Documentary Confronting Reality by Richard W. Kilborn

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  • Media studies,
  • Media, information & communication industries,
  • Television,
  • Production and direction,
  • Educational And Documentary Films,
  • Television Plays And Programs,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Television - General,
  • Television - History & Criticism,
  • Documentary television programs,
  • Documentary television program

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Number of Pages258
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Open LibraryOL7839698M
ISBN 100719048923
ISBN 109780719048920

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This lively introduction to television documentaries spotlights their history, production and reception, principal forms and functions and their adaptation to today’s programming needs. What impact has television's growing commercialisation had on the type of documentary broadcast. What has led to the introduction of an increasing number of hybridised forms.

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ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: This book provides a comprehensive view of documentary film studies and the current mechanisms that define the profession.

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Designed for students in any field that makes use of visual evidence and persuasive strategies, from the law to anthropology, and from history to journalism, this book spells out the distinguishing qualities of documentary/5(2).

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THE INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA DOCUMENTARY A PROPOSED ANALYSIS MODEL CHAPTER 3: THE DOCUMENTARY GENRE. APPROACH AND TYPES The documentary genre: preliminary issues The study of the documentary genre is a complex area and it is often difficult to define a middle ground that is free of Size: KB. About The Television Genre Book.

Genre is central to understanding the industrial context and visual form of television. This new edition of the key textbook on television genre brings together leading international scholars to provide an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the debates, issues and concerns of the field.

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American documentary theorist, Bill Nichols distinguished between documentary styles and developed 6 modes, outlined in his book ‘Introduction to Documentary’. Nichols identified certain traits visible in documentaries that were utilised by the documentary maker either consciously or simply because that is their way of telling their truth.

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Takes readers along the diverse paths of documentary history and charts the lively, often fierce debates among filmmakers and scholars about the best ways to represent reality and to tell the truths worth telling.

Modes of Documentary – Bill Nichols Bill Nichols in Introduction to Documentary notes six types of modes of documentary Expository, Poetic, Observational, Participatory, Performative, Reflexive Nichols looked at history of documentary and identified 6 distinct modes From Expository to Performative (see below).

About this book Introduction New types of factual programmes, mixing documentary techniques with those from entertainment formats like drama, game-shows and reality TV, using spectacular visual effects produced by Computer Generated Imagery, and often blurring the boundaries between mainstream science and popular beliefs have sometimes come in.

Structured in eleven sections, The Television Genre Book introduces the concept of 'genre' itself and how it has been understood in television studies, and then addresses the main televisual genres in turn: drama, soap opera, comedy, news, documentary, reality television, children's television, animation and popular entertainment.

Introduction. Since the s, there has been a veritable explosion of documentary films and digital media productions accompanied by a correspondingly large number of books and articles dedicated to contextualizing and interpreting them. The documentary film form itself is. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: VII, str.: ilustr.

; 25 cm: Contents: Introduction / Glen Creeber Defining the medium: TV form and aesthetics / John Ellis --Case study: Issues in television authorship / Catrin Prys Analysing television: issues and methods in textual analysis / Glen Creeber --Case.

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