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  Vancouver Television Documentary Production Company, documentary producers Vancouver
We are currently developing a documentary about how faith in God helps people go through extreme difficulties in their lives.
Bible is no longer taught in schools and morality is explained by reason as opposed to religious beliefs.
Through a series of positive examples, this documentary shows that God has a place in our lives.
www.rontproductions.com /video-television-current-productions.htm   (340 words)

The television documentary is an adaptable form of nonfiction programming that has served various functions throughout the medium's history: as a symbol of prestige for advertisers and networks, a focal point for national attention on complex issues, a record of the human experience and the natural world, and an instrument of artistic and social expression.
Consequently, the health of the documentary form serves as an indicator of a network's commitment to news and as a barometer of social, political, and economic dynamics.
The Invention of the Television Documentary: NBC News, 1950-1975.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/D/htmlD/documentary/documentary.htm   (2534 words)

 Documentary Viewing: Unit Plan [English Online]
View television documentaries, respond to and discuss meanings, ideas and effects, and describe how verbal and visual features are combined for different purposes.
The aim of this unit is for students to view television documentary critically, and be able to explain how verbal and visual features are used to construct a version of reality, to support a point of view and/or to persuade an audience to a particular point of view.
View television documentary critically by responding to it, discussing meanings, ideas and effects, and analysing the use of verbal and visual features.
english.unitecnology.ac.nz /resources/units/documentary/home.html   (1034 words)

 Vietnam: A Telvision History
Vietnam: A Television History, was the most successful documentary produced by public television at the time it aired in 1983.
Before it was aired in the United States, over 200 high schools and universities nationwide paid for the license to record and show the documentary in the classroom as a television course on the Vietnam War.
Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, documentaries and films on the Vietnam war tended to look solely at American involvement and its consequences both at home and in the region.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/V/htmlV/vietnamate/vietnamate.htm   (969 words)

 Documentary Television Links -- Documentary TV -- Documentaries on Television, Frontline, 60 Minutes, POV, Sundance ...
P.O.V. has shown some of the best theatrical documentaries, such as Roger and Me and Hearts of Darkness, but it primarily shows documentaries from independent filmmakers that would otherwise not have the ability to get their films to a audience.
It shows several documentary films a month, but is better at providing original programming that provides information on the independent film industry.
PBS -- Beyond its documentary series, the Public Broadcasting System can be counted on to provide a considerable number of additional documentaries each year.
www.documentaryfilms.net /television.htm   (920 words)

 Royalty Free Music for Documentary, Film, Television and General Production
This anthology includes a variety of stock music that is ideal for a wide range of news reports: dramatic strings for revealing documentaries, upbeat electronic production music for new gadgets, or suspenseful techno for accompanying the paparazzi chasing newly adopted babies.
This compilation of stock music is ideal for film and television, not to mention the perfect background music for promoting the corner taco place.
The "Americana Themes and Cues for Film and Television" compilation presents expertly interpreted and performed royalty free music that runs the gamut of Americana music and includes bluegrass, honky tonk, swing and heartbreak.
www.royaltyfreemusic.com /documentary-general-production.html   (2225 words)

 Open Directory - Kids and Teens:Entertainment:Television:Documentary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Kids and Teens: Entertainment: Television: Documentary category is for documentary series created for kids between the ages of 3 and 18 and for their families.
The Kids and Teens: Entertainment: Television: Documentary category is aimed at kids between the ages of 3 and 18.
Documentary programs will be defined as documented, factual and longer news stories of interest to kids and teens.
dmoz.org /Kids_and_Teens/Entertainment/Television/Documentary/desc.html   (129 words)

 Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television: Redeeming the Wasteland: Television Documentary and Cold War ...
Curtin's argument is clearly presented and developed: documentary 'was considered an especially important television genre because of its ability to enlighten and inform.
The precise details of all documentaries may be impossible to establish; however, reviews and TV viewing guides can help determine their existence.
Documentary shorts of under 30 minutes are often hardest to identify, although their importance is paramount to Curtin's argument because these were often produced for specific educational purposes by such companies as Encyclopedia Britannica.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2584/is_n1_v17/ai_19417813   (800 words)

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The documentary forms that public television chooses to fund and exhibit in each era not only circumstantially position it in terms of its economic and political environment, but also indicate the balance of power among its internal coalition partners.
The documentary claimed that the FBI orchestrated retaliatory violence in various protest movements by hiring undercover informants to carry out terrorist activities that were attributable to the radical organizations.
Unfortunately for public television, some of the areas that cable television colonized were the non-political, cultural and educational programming niches that proved successful for PBS in the 1980s.
www.indiana.edu /~t311/CHAPT4.DOC   (11123 words)

 Documentary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
If an article link referred you here, you might want to go back and fix it to point directly to the intended page.
A documentary is a work in a visual or auditory medium presenting political, scientific, social, or historical subjects in a factual and informative manner.
Among the most popular forms of documentary are:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Documentary   (109 words)

 doctv.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
International Documentary Television Corporation is a privately owned Canadian television production company specialising in full length network documentary programming.
We have been providing television programming at a network level for over 25 years.
so imagine you were "covering" a fire for a television news station -- the fire is underway and you cover it as a news event.
www.doctv.com   (171 words)

 NEA: FY 2004 Film/Television/Radio and New Media Grants
Definitive documentary profiles of major cultural figures will be made available in 2005-06 to millions of viewers in all 50 states on 345 public television stations.
Regardless of geographic or economic limitations, American television audiences in all 50 states will be provided free access to a diverse range of cultural programming in 2005-06.
San Francisco, CA To support research and development for a television documentary on the roles, impact, and depiction of Asian Pacific Americans in the American motion picture industry.
arts.endow.gov /grants/recent/disciplines/Media/04media.html   (6412 words)

 Television documentary focuses on nationalist leader Bandera (12/27/98)
KYIV - The first television documentary on Stepan Bandera, the Ukrainian nationalist hero and by many accounts the most charismatic Ukrainian national figure of the 20th century, aired on Ukrainian television on December 20.
Lukanov said the idea for the documentary came after he met with a German journalist, who gave him a book on the life of Bandera - a life that he found compelling.
Lukanov obtained much of the original documentary footage from the Ukrainian National Museum in London, England, and from Stepan Oleskiw, who was among the youngest members of Bandera's inner circle in the immediate post-war years.
www.ukrweekly.com /Archive/1998/529804.shtml   (624 words)

 UC Berkeley Journalism / DV Cookbook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The important role of television documentary in vigorous civil dialogue, in collective memory, education, entertainment, and public policy formation was not well served.
Facilities geared toward television commercials have very fast and efficient hardware/software, are accustomed to working intensely against the clock, and are often very eager to apply their expertise (hard-earned on hundreds of McDonalds commercials) to social documentaries for a good price.
Everyone since Flaherty has cobbled together his or her own code of documentary ethics from film to film, ranging from obsessive veracity to digital picture manipulation, to the notion that, "That's a fact that's too good to check." This is both a great strength and a great weakness of documentary.
journalism.berkeley.edu /program/courses/dv/cookbook.html   (8980 words)

 Amazon.co.uk DVD: Documentaries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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The critically acclaimed and heart-breaking account of one of America's most profound natural disasters, When The Levees Broke gives a voice to the residents of New Orleans and chronicles the US Government's controversial response to the disaster.
Tibet's astonishing recent political history is explored in the beautiful documentary Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion.
www.amazon.co.uk /Television-Documentary-DVD/b?ie=UTF8&node=501958   (440 words)

 Powell's Books - Introduction To Television Documentary : Confronting Reality (97 Edition) by Richard Kilborn and John ...
These questions are addressed within an examination of the role of institutions, documentary’s 'special relationship' with the real, and an insight into how audiences interpret the documentaries they view.
This lively introduction to television documentaries spotlights their history, production and reception, principal forms, and functions, and their adaptation to today's programming needs.
It examines questions such as "What is documentary?", and looks at the ways in which documentaries are produced and how they are received.
www.powells.com /cgi-bin/biblio?inkey=65-0719048931-2   (336 words)

 Division of Public Programs, June 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Planning of a two-hour television historical documentary that examines the period of Muslim rule in Spain from the early eighth to the fifteenth century, in which Muslims, Jews, and Christians created a complex culture of tolerance born out of a confluence of people from different traditions.
Scripting of a two-part television documentary film on how colonial rebels, free and enslaved fls, and Native Americans fought three concurrent and intertwined struggles for freedom and independence during the American Revolution.
Production of a two-hour television documentary film exploring almost 200 years of the experience of the deaf community in the United States, from 1814 to the present.
www.neh.fed.us /news/awards/PublicJune2004.html   (665 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Documentary Screens: Non-Fiction Film and Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Documentary Screens provides a comprehensive and critical introduction to the formal features and histories of central categories of documentary film and television.
Among the categories examined are autobiographical, indigenous and ethnographic documentary, compilation films, direct cinema and cinema verite and television documentary journalism.
The important connection between form, content, and context explored in the book constitutes a new and lively "documentary studies" approach to documentary representation.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/033374117X   (248 words)

 EPA NE: Television Documentary Focuses on Sprawl Solutions in Northern New England
The program, funded in part by EPA's New England Office, explores how citizens in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are facing the challenges that growth poses to their communities and to the landscapes that define them.
In addition to being a documentary, Liveable Landscapes is intended as a tool for catalyzing conversation about growth and community change.
As a special follow-up to the program, viewing events are being organized across the region to bring community members together to discuss local concerns about growth and change.
www.epa.gov /boston/pr/2003/jan/030113.html   (330 words)

 Financing and Selling Your Television Documentary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This one-week workshop is for writers, producers, freelance filmmakers, PBS and cable executives who have documentary programs, projects and ideas they want to fund and sell.
Project case studies ranging from series to nature and wildlife documentaries to social and cultural documentaries, and historical documentaries, travel and adventure docs and current affairs docs will be covered.
She is currently supporting 20 independent documentary projects in various stages of production via the fiscal sponsorship program at DER.
theworkshops.com /catalog/courses/index.asp?CourseID=2123&SchoolID=21   (552 words)

 University of Alabama News
The documentary, which is the first locally-produced high definition television program in the South, will showcase musicians, sculptors, painters, writers and others who combine the state’s rich artistic traditions with their own unique visions.
Artists featured in the documentary will include Albert Murray, novelist and essayist; Willie King, who plays the blues in elementary schools and uses his music to revitalize his West Alabama community; and Frances de la Rosa, whose inventive paintings are influenced by her childhood at an antebellum plantation home.
While Alabama Public Television is not yet broadcasting an HDTV signal, many Alabamians will be able to view the documentary in HDTV at previews in galleries, museums and theatres around the state -- including the May 1 showing at UA.
www.uanews.ua.edu /apr01/aprdocument042501.htm   (591 words)

 KBYU Television documentary receives regional Emmy award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
PROVO, Utah (July 10, 2001)—KBYU Television received an Emmy Award for its original documentary, "Brides on the Homefront," at the recent Rocky Mountain Southwest Emmy Awards.
The documentary was produced by Rebecca Byers Taylor and directed by Melissa Puente, both of whom were BYU students majoring in theatre and media arts at the time of its production.
The documentary, which explores Norris' early life, creative processes, and seminal works, was co-produced and co-directed by Kendall Wilcox and Jim Bell.
www.byu.edu /prototype/news/releases/archive01/Jul/Emmy.htm   (339 words)

 The TV Documentary: Program Promotion on the Web | DOCUMENTARY FILM & VIDEO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
John Grierson is remembered as the "father of documentary film." Nonetheless, his statement that documentary is a "creative treatment of reality" is not held by many in the industry.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences states that documentary films are defined as "those dealing with historical, social, scientific, or economic subjects, either photographed in actual occurrence or re-enacted, and where the emphasis is more on factual content than that on entertainment (
Documentary can be either a very individual or a collective process from start to finish.
iml.jou.ufl.edu /projects/Fall2000/Martin/doc.htm   (316 words)

 Shooting the messenger: attempts to suppress the utv television documentary
Trevor Birney was not the first journalist to report on these matters, although he was the first to make a television documentary about them, beating at least two other TV companies who are researching this aspect of FRU's work.
The television company was informed that the injunction had been granted at 6:25 pm.
Ulster Television and the newspapers that have been injuncted are attempting to raise matters of the utmost public interest.
www.serve.com /pfc/pf/pf04052001c.html   (1367 words)

 Documentary, Film, Television, General Production - Volume 1 - Library Music
Our source music production music library, contains music selections and performances that are tailored to enhance and augment visual images, portraying and depicting every type of emotion that routinely occurs during film, television, documentary and news pieces and presentations.
This album is ideal for use in documentary, film, television and video production, presenting compelling, dramatic and evocative music themes, utilizing styles of music, that are cutting edge, as well as traditional.
This volume of music is also used frequently by schools, colleges and universities, at all levels, in conjunction with their various productions, or by students, who use the music with their own film and video projects.
www.royaltyfreemusic.com /documentary-1.html   (856 words)

 Television Documentary
Diane Neumann is working with independent television producer Kate Hudec to film a documentary on divorce mediation.
Hudec is a television writer and producer of PBS documentaries for The American Experience, Nova and WGBH Boston.
If you are interested in finding out more, please visit the frequently asked questions page, contact Diane Neumann at 617-964-7485, or simply fill out the form to the right.
www.divorcemed.com /Documentary/Documentary.htm   (103 words)

All documentaries begin with an idea that is eventually pitched to a producer or network.
TVTV thrived on chronicling spectacles of the absurd, such as the epochal gathering—billed as “the most holy and significant event in human history”—that brought together the Guru Maharaj Ji, a sixteen-year-old shaman who claimed to be God, and the lunatic fringe of ex-hippies who believed him.
Still Doing It is one of the first documentaries to delve into the complex issues of desire and identity for the aging generation of women influenced by the sexual revolution.
mtr.inet7.com /PressRoom/pressRelease/03152004.htm   (2694 words)

 Internet Public Library: Television
This site was created in connection with a public television documentary about assistive technology and its impact on the lives of people with disabilities.
This is an on-line database of Japanese voice actors -- mostly for animated television shows and movies, but also for radio dramas and other related work (including events and interviews at which the actors were present, and magazine articles about various actors).
A nostalgic tribute to the history of television, from the advent of the medium until the present day.
www.ipl.org /div/subject/browse/ent83.00.00   (1164 words)

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