UCL Anthropology


Key Bibliography

Key Bibliography for the Ethnographic and Documentary Film (Practical) MA

  • Documentaries ... and how to make them, by Andy Glynne, Creative Essentials, 2008. 336 pages + DVD disk. (ISBN - 13: 978-1-904048 -80- 0)
  • The Corporeal Image. Film, Ethnography, and The Senses, by David MacDougall, Princeton University Press, 2006. 312 pages. (ISBN - 0-691-12156-7)
  • For Documentary: Twelve Essays, by Dai Vaughan, University California Press, 1990, 215 pages, (ISBN - 0-520-21695-4)
  • Digital Film-making. by Mike Figgis, Faber and Faber, 2007, (ISBN - 0-571-22625- 6)
  • Think Outside The Box Office: The Ultimate Guide to Film Distribution in the Digital Era, by Jon Reiss. 2009

Further Less Practically Oriented Texts

  • Documentary Film Reader, ed. Mark Cousins and Kevin MacDonald
  • Rethinking Documentary, eds Thomas Austin and Wilma de Jong
  • The Politics of Documentary, by Michael Chanan
  • Issues in Contemporary Documentary, Jane Chapman
  • The Essay Film, by Timothy Corrigan
  • The Cinema of Me, ed. Alisa Lebow
  • Killer Images, eds Joram Ten Brink and Joshua Oppenheimer
  • The Personal Camera, by Laura Rascaroli
  • Creating the Witness, by Leshu Torchin