“Wild Things” Breathes New Life Into the Nature Show
Actor-turned-naturalist Dominic Monaghan tells Doc Soup Man Tom Roston why his BBC America show shouldn't be confused with reality TV.
The Cheap Thrills in Looking Forward to Misfortune
It's a show like "Fatal Encounters," which premiered this month on Investigation Discovery, that gives nonfiction filmmakers a bad name.
Reality Television Updates the Safari Documentary
Guest blogger Heather McIntosh looks at the long-running series "The Amazing Race" as an example of how reality TV has expanded established subgenres of documentary filmmaking.
Doc Soup: Teens and the Impact of MTV's 'Teen Mom'
What impact do documentaries have on today’s youth? Do kids even know what a documentary is? These questions came to mind when I recently saw that the Sheffield Doc/Fest was asking for applicants for its Youth Jury for the UK event in June. Initially, I was skeptical. But, when you think about it, teens do […]