YEAR 11 – BLENDED LEARNING - How To Make A Documentary - Idea Development

Jen Buchanan (Banned)
By Jen Buchanan 1038 days ago

 

YEAR 11 – BLENDED LEARNING

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

How To Make A Documentary - Idea Development

 

In a nutshell, what is your documentary idea?

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What is the documentary style most appropriate for your film?

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What are some “WOW” shots you could plan for to make your documentary unique (stop motion, aerials, cartoon animation, recreations, etc)

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What makes your documentary idea different than anything else that has been done before?

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Interviews - Make a list of potential interviews ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Make a list of questions - that need to be answered for your documentary.

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What scenarios or scenes do you need to film to capture the “truth” of your story?

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Do you currently have any footage, photos or images in your possession that you could use?

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FINAL KEY QUESTIONS BEFORE MOVING FORWARD:

• Who is your target audience?

• What makes your documentary different than any other film?

• Why should your audience spend an hour watching your documentary?