Fernanda Rossi, documentary story consultant; Gino Del Guercio, filmmaker
Fernanda Rossi provides a "before and after" style case study of Del Guercio's documentary in order to illustrate what elements make for great story structure. Using the real life example of Del Guercio's work in progress, Abandoned in the Attic, Fernanda Rossi (known as "the Doc Doctor") explains story structure models and what to look for in making a film excellent. More information about Fernanda Rossi, story consultant, can be found at her website, DocumentaryDoctor.com.
This event is part of the 2008 Making Media Now conference, presented by the Filmmaker's Collaborative.
November 3, 2010 Subject:
Use Hollywood Story Structure
Documentaries use a simplified version of the Hollywood story structure. Definitely I see atonement, apotheosis, ultimate boon and all the other stages in most of them. See http://www.clickok.co.uk/index4.html