About Betsy McLane
Betsy A. McLane is the author of A New History of Documentary Film: Second Edition. She served as the project director for the American Documentary Showcase, and was the executive director of the International Documentary Association. Contact her at

The Magic of Cinema Sound

May 1, 2014

The many people who create sound,are likewise invisible to the public — even as their contributions are central to making onscreen worlds. They too are part of the occult magic of cinema. […]

Randy Roberts: 2014 ACE Heritage Award Honoree

March 1, 2014

Hollywood mythology has it that a determined person can start in the mailroom and end up at the top of the business. While very few people actually make that myth become a reality, Randy J. Roberts, A.C.E., is living proof that it can happen. […]

L’Arrivée du 3D

May 1, 2008

The book is a thorough, precise, comprehensive and deeply revealing analysis of its subject. […]

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