This collection of iconic interviews helps demystify the documentary filmmaking process by deconstructing the most relevant and important scenes in some of documentary's most well-known films. It offers concrete, real-world examples of the situations and decisions that filmmakers navigate.
Maxine Trump has won multiple BDA awards as a director for her work on numerous commercial projects for Network TV and agency clients. She went on to direct documentaries for Sundance, TNT, BBC, Discovery, PBS, etc. Her previous feature film Musicwood was a New York Times Critics' pick, festival award winner and played on TV and in theaters around the world. Her latest film, To Kid or Not to Kid, was released in theaters and on TV worldwide to critical acclaim. She is a Sundance Institute Advisor, a visiting lecturer at New York Film Academy, University of the Arts London and Yale, and a documentary consultant for emerging filmmakers.