After a long career devoted to documentary, do I think that it is intrinsic to the Canadian way of life? Yes, I do.
Jennifer Baichwal’s latest documentary, Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth is inspired by Margaret Atwood’s 2008 fascinating Massey Lecture and book of the same name.
"It was an anomaly for a documentary about art to do so well. But it proved that there is an audience for such a film," says Jennifer Biachwal on the success of
Interesting, isn’t it, how women tend to get short shrift in recorded history. Is it true that women in documentary have it easier than drama?
Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier discuss their documentary Act of God, which opens the 2009 Hot Docs Film Festival.
Veteran writer and filmmaker Cole analyzes what makes a doc story work and offers a manifesto on how to make one yourself.
Is the acclaimed Manufactured Landscapes coolly representative of a pervasive yet unacknowledged nihilism in documentary?
Jennifer Baichwal, director of Manufactured Landscapes (2006), on the aesthetics of suffering onscreen.
What is the difference between moving and still image? Tong investigates an aesthetic issue, placing it in an historical context
In Manufactured Landscapes, director Baichwal, producer Nick de Pencier and cinematographer Peter Mettler join forces to profile photo icon Ed Burtynsky. Nayman looks at their creative process.