How to Capture Authenticity in a Documentary: Justin Staple's American Rapstar
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Creating a story for your feature length film sometimes develops along the way. That is certainly often the case when filming a Documentary. We speak with this filmmaker about the importance of having access to the talent, staying authentic when representing them, and digging in on long edits, while creating his Documentary Feature, American Rapstar.

IFG Podcast | How Movies Get Made⁠

⁠IFG is created by Framework Productions. This episode was directed by James Allerdyce, produced by Matt Mundy, edited by Audrey Rae McHale, and hosted by Steven Pierce. The music is by Glass Boy. Find his music on

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