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How 2400 Hours of Footage Became the 90-Minute Documentary 'Tim's Vermeer'

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In the below interview from IDA News, Tim's Vermeer producer Farley Ziegler explains how they cut down 2400 hours worth of footage into a 90-minute feature-length documentary about the painter Johannes Vermeer's uses of optics.

She says, "[The length] happened very organically because the film, no matter what we did, it seemed to live at around this length. And it was really more carving the story rather than focusing on the running time."

Watch below. (via Indiewire)

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