With the creation of stories using digital media becoming increasingly popular, we should begin to ask ourselves "what makes a good story?" This is a collection of links to short documentary and animated films from the New York Times Videos site. Watch these and decide for yourself, "What makes a good story?" Let's build this list together. Please post your comments.
Films about Art
A studio, Animated
Haiti's Enduring Creativity
Forbidden Art in China
A Film about the Environment
Saving Sea Turtles, One Nest at a Time
Short Biography clip on Brad Pitt
New York Times Shorts: The First Ones
Here's a trailer for a film produced by the NFB (National Film Board of Canada)
What are the features of a catchy trailer?
Autobiographical Short Titled: "Away"
Semi- biographical: "Blossom"
On the Importance of Recording our Personal Stories from "Caputring Reality: The Art of the Documentary
There's nothing like a good old fashioned story! A Canadian classic, The Sweater by: Sheldon Cohen