The Making of a Sports Documentary
Assignment 1: Using the attached text and other sources please write a 1-2 page biography of sport documentary film maker Bud Greenspan.
- Telling a story â€“ Why are films of interest to non-sports buffs. What you didnâ€™t see on TV.
- Use of history
- Writing a script â€“ use of words
- Accuracy of facts â€“ the need for research
- The Interview, athlete, family, friends
- The film â€“ camera angles, editing, selecting final shots
- Use of music
- Putting it all together â€“ real time event vs. edited event â€“ creating drama