Creative Techniques in Documentary Filmmaking

Here's some ideas and examples of how to visually enhance a documentary

We talk a lot about visual storytelling and narrative tools in fictional films. Leading lines, creating depth, playing with aspect ratio, specific types of editing… Some of them apply to documentaries as well. Yet, of course, when we capture the events unfolding before our eyes, it’s not always possible to think about framing, let alone stylistic choices. Still, there are plenty of creative techniques that can help to enhance your documentary and add something special to the story you want to tell. Let’s take a look at several examples below!

Read the full article at CineD - Creative Techniques to Enhance Your Documentary – Ideas and Showcases

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