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Bernard, Sheila Curran

Overview
Works: 52 works in 158 publications in 1 language and 5,773 library holdings
Genres: History  Television adaptations  Observations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Director
Classifications: PN1995.9.D6, 070.18
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sheila Curran Bernard
Eyes on the prize ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vols. 1-3 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; vols. 4-7 examine the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
Slavery by another name ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the South, a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force
School, the story of American public education ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of America's public school system
Documentary storytelling : making stronger and more dramatic nonfiction films by Sheila Curran Bernard ( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Documentary Storytelling is unique in offering an in-depth look at story and structure as applied not to Hollywood fiction, but to films and videos based on factual material and the drama of real life. With the growing popularity of documentaries in today's global media marketplace, demand for powerful and memorable storytelling has never been greater. This practical guide offers advice for every stage of production, from research and proposal writing to shooting and editing, and applies it to diverse subjects and film styles, from verite and personal narrative to archival histories and more." "Filled with real-world examples drawn from the author's career and the experiences of some of today's top documentarians, Documentary Storytelling includes special interview chapters with Ric Burns, Jon Else, Nick Fraser, Susan Froemke, Sam Pollard, Onyekachi Wambu and other film professionals. This second edition has been brought up to date with a more international focus, a look at lower-budget independent filmmaking, and consideration of newer films including Super Size Me, Murderball, So Much So Fast, and When the Levees Broke."--BOOK JACKET
Archival storytelling : a filmmaker's guide to finding, using, and licensing third-party visuals and music by Sheila Curran Bernard ( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'Archival Storytelling' is an essential, pragmatic guide to one of the most challenging issues facing filmmakers: the use of images and music that belong to someone else. Filled with advice and insight, this text defines key terms such as copyright, fair use, public domain, and orphan works
Documentary storytelling for film and videomakers by Sheila Curran Bernard ( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Publisher description: As the market for documentaries expands, so does the challenge to create memorable, compelling films. Story and structure are the most important (and least expensive) tools available. This guide shows how to make stronger, more compelling documentaries through improved storytelling techniques. It offers a writerly perspective to filmmakers at every stage of production, from concept and treatment to shooting and postproduction. It is intended for the novice as well as the experienced filmmaker and is applicable to a wide variety of documentary styles and forms. Documentary Storytelling fills a critical void on the bookshelf, offering an in-depth guide to story and structure as they apply not to Hollywood screenplays but to documentary films. Story is what turns a subject or an idea into a film it's what keeps an audience watching a topic they might never have thought would interest them. Written for anyone working in documentary, this book offers practical advice for all stages of production. It's filled with real-world examples drawn from the author's own career and from the experiences of some of today's top documentarians. Offers in-depth analysis and tools for applying concepts of story and structure to documentary material. Interviews with well-known filmmakers give unique perspectives on nonfiction filmmaking. Covers a wide range of documentary style
Documentary storytelling : creative nonfiction on screen by Sheila Curran Bernard ( Book )
19 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Drawing on the narrative tools of the creative writer, the unique strengths of a visual and aural media, and the power of real-world content truthfully presented, Documentary Storytelling offers advice for producers, directors, editors, and cinematographers seeking to make ethical and effective nonfiction films, and for those who use these films to educate, inform, and inspire. Special interview chapters explore storytelling as practiced by renowned producers, directors, and editors"--Résumé de l'éditeur
Bad blood a cautionary tale ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary chronicles how a treatment for hemophilia was contaminated with deadly viruses and how pharmaceutical companies and government regulators handled the crisis
The Common school 1770-1890 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the development of a common system of tax-supported schools in America following the Revolution in order to mix people of different backgrounds and strengthen democracy. Tells of the influence of Thomas Jefferson, Noah Webster, Horace Mann, and others in this effort
The Ring of truth by Philip Morrison ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philip Morrison takes viewers on a personal journey of the inner workings of science, inviting them to ask questions about the everyday experiences that lie behind scientific results
The Bottom line in education 1980 to the present ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells how the 1983 report "Nation at Risk" damaged public confidence in America's school system and spurred attempts at educational reform. Looks at such things as vouchers, charter schools, and privatization as challenges to the historical concept of a common school
School. the story of American Public Education ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A four part documentary on the history of public education in the United States. Part 3: This program shows how impressive gains in education masked profound inequalities: seventeen states had segregated schools. Beginning with the 1950s, this program examines the issues that prompted such milestones as Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954), the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title IV, and the Americans with Disabilities Act
School, the story of American public education ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A four part documentary on the history of public education in the United States. Part 2: By 1900, 6% of America's children were graduating from high school; by 1945, 51% graduated. This program recalls how massive immigration, child labor laws and the explosive growth of cities fueled school attendance and transformed public education. Also explored are the impact of John Dewey's progressive ideas as well as the development of controversial IQ tests and educational tracking through the efforts of Arthur Bester and Lewis Terman
As American as public school ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes how massive immigration, child labor laws, and the growth of cities increased school attendance and changed public education in America during the first half of the twentieth century. Looks at the ideas of John Dewey, the effects of IQ tests, the "life adjustment" curriculum, and Cold War politics on students
Documentary storytelling for video and filmmakers by Sheila Curran Bernard ( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers in-depth analysis and tools for applying concepts of story and structure to documentary material. Interviews with well-known filmmakers give unique perspectives on nonfiction filmmaking and a wide range of documentary styles are covered
A Struggle for educational equality 1950-1980 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes how in the 1950's, America's public schools teemed with the promise of a new, postwar generation of students, over half of whom would go on to college. This program shows how impressive gains masked profound inequalities: seventeen states had segregated schools; 1% of all Ph. D.s went to women; and "separate but equal" was still the law of the land
The common school ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the development of a common system of tax-supported schools in America following the Revolution in order to mix people of different backgrounds and strengthen democracy. Tells of the influence of Thomas Jefferson, Noah Webster, Horace Mann, and others in this effort
Signs and symbols ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symbolic communication is the most important single element of human culture. Writing is an invaluable aid to archaeologists in reconstructing the past. This program demonstrates how archaeologists detect whatever form of communication remains, then interpret symbolic meanings and reconstruct symbolic behavior. Also noted are how symbolic systems change through time, taking on new functions as social contexts change. Concentrates on carvings found at Maya sites which enabled epigraphists to decipher hieroglyphs and symbols which describe the history and political structure of the Maya
Equality ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the inequalities in American public education in the 1950s, issues raised by equal rights proponents, and changes made
The bottom line ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells how the 1983 report "Nation at Risk" damaged public confidence in America's school system and spurred attempts at educational reform. Looks at such things as vouchers, charter schools, and privatization as challenges to the historical concept of a common school
 
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