From: gyoungblood (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Apr 08 2008 - 12:08:45 PDT
I have a vague memory that Jill Godmillow's "Far from Poland" is some kind
of scripted interview pretending to be spontaneous, but maybe I'm
----- Original Message -----
From: "shelly silver" <email suppressed>
To: <email suppressed>
Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2008 10:05 AM
Subject: Re: [FRAMEWORKS] Creative use of first person/talking head
> Dear Adam:
> I've worked a lot with interviews/talking heads. I've always been
> fascinated with the alleged directness of this form.
> For my most irreverent/television implicated, I'd look at
> Meet the People
> as well as
> The Houses That Are Left
> where the fictional characters do actual market research interviews which
> are then woven into the fabric of the piece:
> I've also been drawn to street interviews, especially to capture a feel of
> a certain moment and place. I shot 180 hours of street interviews for
> Former East/Former West
> to capture a sense of Berlin and what it meant to be German after
> My current (about to be titled project) very American project also gets
> back to this 'obsession' (more on this coming soon)
>>I was wondering if anyone on the list could suggest films or filmmakers
>>that have a novel (or even irreverent) approach to the interview -be it as
>>research, raw material or part of the actual fabric of the film. Any
>>suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
>>For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.