Lessons from Making a Historical Documentary

Making historical audio documentaries is tricky. All the action is in the past, for one thing. Plus, you typically have masses of research to do, lots to organize, and, if you’re lucky, scratchy archival recordings to incorporate. In this piece for Transom, Alex Lewis and I describe what we learned from producing our first historical documentary Going Black: The Legacy of Philly Soul Radio, to help you avoid beginner’s pitfalls.

Publishing date: 7/8/14
As seen in: Transom