Case Study: Searching the Archives for Robert Altman

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Session Note

Acclaimed veteran filmmaker Ron Mann (Comic Book Confidential, Grass) discussed his approach to archival research for his upcoming compilation documentary about iconoclastic American filmmaker Robert Altman.

Guest Biography

    • Ron Mann
    • Toronto filmmaker Ron Mann is one of Canada's foremost documentary filmmakers. Mann established his international reputation while in his twenties with a series of award-winning theatrical documentaries. Ron is in currently in pre-production on his newest film Altman (2013), a feature length documentary based on the life and art of Robert Altman, whose half century career reinvented not only what a movie might be but how we might view ourselves.