Robert Drew and the Development of Cinema Verite in America

Robert Drew and the Development of Cinema Verite in America

eBook - 2010
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Author P.J. O'Connell traces Robert Drew's influence on cinema verite through extensive interviews with Drew and with some of the founding fathers of American cinema verite filmmaking-Donn Alan Pennebaker, Gregory Shuker, and Richard Leacock. Robert Drew's contributions to documentary film have been both technical and conceptual. Realizing that his equipment was too heavy and intrusive, Drew persuaded Time-Life Broadcasting to sponsor the development of new, lightweight, portable synchronous sound equipment that freed documentary filmmakers from the bulky, tripod-moun.
Publisher: Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, Ă2010
ISBN: 9780809386109
0809386100
9781280696862
1280696869
9780809329861
0809329867
9780809317790
0809317796
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 289 pages)

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