What can you learn from the world’s best documentary filmmakers? In Tell Me Something, 60 admired filmmakers were asked for one piece of advice. Then their picture was taken. Tell Me Something is a creative manual and an inspiration generator.
In Tell Me Something, veteran filmmakers like Barbara Kopple, Albert Maysles, Michael Apted, Frederick Wiseman, Robert Drew, Martin Scorsese, Michael Moore, DA Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus and Errol Morris and renegades like Morgan Spurlock, Amir Bar-Lev, Margaret Brown, Yung Chang, Marshall Curry, Annie Sundberg & Ricki Stern, Gary Hustwit, Lucy Walker and many more, deliver advice on everything from career development to personal relationships to risk taking to fashion choices. They even throw in some filmmaking advice too!
Conceived and edited by filmmaker Jessica Edwards and designed by Philipp Hubert of Visiotypen, Tell Me Something features full-color photographs taken by esteemed photographers from around the world. Doc-makers are a rare breed, they’re creative, persistent and they’re master storytellers. In Tell Me Something they share insightful advice for people in any creative field.
CONTEST: WE HAVE 2 “Tell Me Something” E-BOOKs AVAILABLE (a perfect holiday gift). PLEASE TWEET us @Indie_Holly Using the Hashtag #tellmesomething WITH THE ANSWER TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTION BY 12pm on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27: What is the name & subject of the latest Errol Morris documentary? Winners will be chosen at random and prizes delivered via email.
The book features advice from Matthew Akers, Macky Alston, Michael Apted, Jennifer Baichwal, Amir Bar-Lev, Clio Barnard, Alan Berliner, Joe Berlinger, Doug Block, Steven Bognar & Julia Reichart, Margaret Brown, Yung Chang, Marshall Curry, Carl Deal & Tia Lessin, John Dower, Robert Drew, Sandi DuBowski, Rob Epstein, Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady, Negin Farsad, Liz Garbus, Alex Gibney, Sam Green, Davis Guggenheim, DA Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus, Judith Helfand, Gary Hustwit, Steve James, Eugene Jarecki, Sebastian Junger, Ross Kauffman, Barbara Kopple, Kim Longinatto, Shola Lynch, Ron Mann, James Marsh, Albert Maysles, Brett Morgan, Errol Morris, Michael Moore, Stanley Nelson, Luis Ospina, Lisanne Pajot & James Swirsky, Doug Pray, Juan Carlos Rulfo, AJ Schnack, Martin Scorsese, Morgan Spurlock, Annie Sundberg & Ricki Stern, Lucy Walker, Eva Weber, Frederick Wiseman, Jessica Yu and Marina Zenovich.