Mockumentaries and documentaries

Population Zero a mockumentary environmental scare film starring activism film maker Julian T. A fifth free-to-view TV station was no longer as exciting as it might have been if there were only five available channels. The movie is obviously presented as a documentary and follows the rise of Bob Roberts, a right-wing conservative with a penchant for turning his political messages into folk songs.

FUBAR is a Canadian mockumentary film, directed by Michael Dowsebased on the lives of two lifelong friends and head-bangers living out their lives, constantly drinking beer. In a sequel feature film Trailer Park Boysalso in black-and-white, was released. It's All Gone Pete Tongcomedy following the tragic life of legendary DJ Frankie Wilde; takes us through Wilde's life from being one of the best DJs alive, through subsequent battle with a hearing disorder, culminating in his mysterious disappearance from the scene.

Give anything time, however, and its poignancy only grows, which is exactly what happened. Angry Boys Australia,created by Chris Lilley Arrested Development US,—presenta fly-on-the-wall series filmed in mockumentary style; follows the story of the dysfunctional Bluth family, primarily Michael, after his father is imprisoned Art Less USA,an online web series; follows a group of teenagers who want to be famous, but don't have the drive to succeed.

The subject of the mockumentary is thereby parodied, although often the very form of documentaries themselves is also spoofed in the process. Johnson also directed the film Operation Avalanchea mockumentary about a faked moon landing. Sweet and Lowdownby Woody Allen and starring Sean Pennincludes elements of mockumentary depicting the life of a fictional jazz guitarist from the s.

The Last Waltz was advertised as In television, the most notable mockumentaries in the s have been: In film[ edit ] Since the beginning of the s, the mockumentary format has got considerable attention. Surf's Upanimated mockumentary that follows the progress of a surfer penguin as he enters a surfing competition.

The Dirties is a comedy mockumentary film written and directed by Matt Johnson. The film followed the exploits, in documentary styleof Ricky Robb Wells and Julian John Paul Tremblaytwo criminals doing what they did just about every day. Focused on ex-criminals and Sunnyvale Trailer Park residents Ricky, Julian and Bubbles, the camera crew that follows these three around often end up in the middle of gunfights or harebrained schemes all meant to outwit their nemeses, Trailer Park Supervisor Mr.

Man of the Yeara satirical look directed by former Playgirl magazine Man of the Year Dirk Shaferabout his Man of the Year reign as a closeted gay man. Highlighting the popular s arcade game Donkey Kong, it follows Steve Wiebe in his attempts to take the world high Never Stop Never Stopping is a mockumentary musical comedy starring Andy Samberg as Connor4Real, an over-the-top parody of a commercial pop star.

Other than occasionally having a musical intro with graphics, these videos never have cutscenes, scene changes, interstitials, animations, or camera pans, as the Youtuber is generally not educated in filmmaking or cinematography.

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It doesn't help that some players think that the game's presentation required minimal effort to make. The film follows a fictional martial-arts instructor and his rivalry with a local boxing gym. Used for a Bait-and-Switch in Europa Report when an apparent survivor being interviewed after the mission is actually dictating her log shortly before her death.

INTERESTED IN A CAREER IN film?. Study film and television production and learn to make music videos, documentaries, mockumentaries, advertisements and short films. A mockumentary (a portmanteau of mock and documentary) or docucomedy is a type of movie or television show depicting fictional events but presented as a documentary.

These productions are often used to analyze or comment on current events and issues by using a fictional setting, or to parody the documentary form itself. While mockumentaries are usually comedic, pseudo-documentaries are. This is a list of michaelferrisjr.comentary or mock documentary is a genre of film and television, a parody presented as a documentary recording real life.

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