8 Ways to Be a Better Documentary Editor
From a session at the 2012 Sheffield Doc/Fest, Indiewire has gleaned 8 bits of advice from documentary editors Steve Barclay, Rupert Houseman and Sam Santana. They write, "Documentary editors have a challenge dramatic ones don't: they have to find the narrative. When a documentary goes into the cutting room, it's the editor's job to work out not just what the story is, but how best to tell it. Now with the advent of digital technology, documentary filmmakers have the luxury of shooting more, creating an even greater challenge for the editor to carve a cohesive story."
Read it in full here.