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This documentary was sent to us by William Westaway and was completly shot on the Canon EOS 60D
I'm a regular visitor to your site and just wanted to let you know I have just completed a 90 minute documentary, shot entirely on my DSLR… a Canon 60d.
We had no budget and we've just been accepted into the major film festival “HotDocs”, which is great.
I thought it might be worth mentioning, as it could be a bit of a feel-good story?… to show people what's possible when all you have is a good idea and a 5d or something similar!
Hot Docs Trailers 2014: THE WRITER WITH NO HANDS
Also watch the trailer at www.writerwithnohands.com/
The Writer With No Hands Summary
In this highly accessible and innovative micro-budget documentary, Dr. Matthew Alford aims to expose government interference in Hollywood movies by proving an acclaimed screenwriter was murdered. The writer was working on a controversial script about real-life CIA bank jobs when he disappeared. Several months later his body was found in a California aqueduct – minus both his hands. Following years of research, Alford decides to visit L.A to prove it was an assassination. He persuades a filmmaker to join him and record the investigation. The problem is that – just like the film industry Alford is trying to expose – the director has his own agenda, and when finally confronted about this he is forced to admit his intentions and turn the lens on himself.
Check out the Canadian International Documentary Festival “HotDocs” at www.hotdocs.ca/
Learn more about the filmmaker's web site at www.westawayfilm.co.uk/
(cover photo credit: snap from the writerwithnohands.com)