University students often have interesting ideas about making documentaries but are unsure of the process used to create their projects. This case study looks at how one faculty member mentored his student over a two-year period in the making of an award winning feature-length documentary. This paper examines the mentoring relationship and how it develops and changes over time, from development to distribution. The various stages of production are analyzed using the film Card Subject To Change, a film focusing on the independent leagues of professional wrestling.
|Keywords:||Mentoring, Documentary, Feature Film, Production Process|
Assistant Professor, Communication Department, Kean University, Mountainside, NJ, USA