Doc It Out has posted an interesting piece about a subject that raises its head again and again in the ethics of documentary filmmaking; should subjects get paid for their participation? This latest hubbub has centred around Errol Morris’ admission that some of the ‘bad apples’ interviewed for his Standard Operating Procedure doc did receive a consultancy fee. Anyway read the Much Ado About Nothing, or Not? article for more.
About the Author / MarBelle
MarBelle has a strange compulsion to watch as many films as he can get his hands on and find jobs that give him a legitimate excuse to drill filmmakers about their work. Directors Notes is the multi-decade incarnation of this disorder and remains so much cheaper than film school.