The Documentary Filmmaker: Responsibilities & Ethics

The documentary filmmaker mediates between the story and the audience.  That mediating role
confers several responsibilities, including fairness and a search for truth.  

This report by the Center for Social Media at American University discusses many of the main ethical challenges facing documentary filmmakers.  These are important, fascinating issues, which cross social, political, moral and philosophical boundaries.  More to come soon.

Posted on February 22, 2014 .