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Telling someone else’s story ain’t easy

Getting a TV biography right -- with a precise balance of fact and sentiment -- is an art. Just ask those who have to direct and edit them. As the director of SBS' Australian Biography puts it: 'Don't talk to me about editing hours and hours of interview to 26 minutes. It is just so hard, so f..king hard.' Read more about the show and how it's made in this article by The Australian's Graeme Blundell.
October 2, 2008

Getting a TV biography right — with a precise balance of fact and sentiment — is an art. Just ask those who have to direct and edit them. As the director of SBS’ Australian Biography puts it: ‘Don’t talk to me about editing hours and hours of interview to 26 minutes. It is just so hard, so f..king hard.’ Read more about the show and how it’s made in this article by The Australian‘s Graeme Blundell.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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