Problems and Solutions

The underlying problem of docudrama is that your hands are tied. You can't just invent. You can't neatly sort everything out in the way a fiction writer can because you are dealing with true events and real people. So how do you start?

My own method is to list the following on a few sheets of paper:

• The factual progression of the story, with all the key dates and times and main characters included

• A few notes on structure and form, and possible approaches

• All the elements that have caught my eye in research—interesting incidents, fascinating characters, main problems, conflicts between people, and so on

Film Making

Film Making

If you have ever wanted the secrets to making your own film, here it is: Indy Film Insider Tips And Basics To Film Making. Have you ever wanted to make your own film? Is there a story you want to tell? You might even think that this is impossible. Studios make films, not the little guy. This is probably what you tell yourself. Do you watch films with more than a casual eye? You probably want to know how they were able to get perfect lighting in your favorite scene, or how to write a professional screenplay.

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