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Elements of a good documentary

1. Good idea/subject matter

2. Do-able

3. Interviews that specifically address the topic and add to understanding

4. Great visuals–video, pictures, drawings, whatever!

5. Sound that enhances, not distracts

6. Well-written script– understandable, clear, unbiased (this is a news class!), complete

7. Raison d’etre/relevance

8. Fun!


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