Here we've displayed a list of the best Filmmaking films : The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story(2009), Rang de Basanti(2006), The Cameraman(1928), Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin(2003), Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures(2001), Los Angeles Plays Itself(2003), Millennium Actress(2001), Burden of Dreams(1982), All That Jazz(1979), Ed Wood(1994), Veronika Voss(1982), Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation!(2008) ... ...
In 1981, black journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal was arrested for the murder of white Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner and was convicted of it in 1982. More than 25 years later, the ... See full summary »
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The story of six young Indians who assist an English woman to film a documentary on the freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long-forgotten saga of freedom.
Hopelessly in love with a woman working at MGM Studios, a clumsy man attempts to become a motion picture cameraman to be close to the object of his desire.
Narrated by Sydney Pollack, film critic Richard Schickel's dazzling two-hour plus documentary to one of the towering figures in film: Charles Chaplin. Hardcore Chaplin fans may not find ... See full summary »
The career and life of Stanley Kubrick is explored through pictures, clips from his films, his old home movies, comments from his colleagues and a narration by Tom Cruise.
A documentary on how Los Angeles has been used and depicted in the movies.
Anime, Fantasy, Drama
A TV interviewer and his cameraman meet a former actress and travel through her memories and career.
A documentary following German auteur Werner Herzog as he deals with difficult actors, bad weather and getting a boat over a mountain, all in an effort to make his film Fitzcarraldo (1982).
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid career of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
Comedy, Biography, Drama
Ambitious but troubled movie director Edward D. Wood Jr. tries his best to fulfill his dreams, despite his lack of talent.
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Partially based on the life of Sybille Schmitz, who found fame under the Nazi regime, but whose career was destroyed afterward. Veronika Voss is a once prominent UFA actress, kept by her doctor, who raises suspicion in a sports journalist.
The story of the Australian exploitation genre cinema of 1970s and 80s.
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In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette ... See full summary »
Jeff Garlin's documentary on the work of John Waters.
A documentary on the life and films of director John Ford.
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A documentary on the infamous gonzo journalist, Dr. Hunter S. Thompson.
Horror, Mystery & Thriller
A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.
The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a 1972 interview of Waters are clips from his first films and recent interviews with his ... See full summary »
Documentary, Drama, History
Cameramen and women discuss the craft and art of cinematography, illustrating their points with clips from 100 films, from Birth of a Nation to Do the Right Thing.
An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, recounting his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after the ingenious invention of the Little Tramp.
Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.
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An exploration of the history and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look at their actual process of creation and discovery.
A tribute to one of the world's great filmmakers and the men of the 8th Air Force who flew mission after suicidal mission in the Second World War.
A convicted murderer who has spent 23 years on Death Row tells his story.
A young lady from Georgia goes to Hollywood in the hopes of becoming an actress.
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An American teenager living in Paris meets and falls in love with a local.
Biography, Drama, History
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A biopic depicting the early years of legendary Director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid 1940s.
Adventure, Fantasy, Drama
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In 1931 Paris, an orphan living in the walls of a train station gets wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
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A look at the cinematic art of the film musical score, and the artists who create them.
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A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected, but which one?