The Critics Choice Association (CCA) recently announced the nominations for the year’s best in documentaries. Apollo 11 earned six nominations (Best Documentary Feature, Todd Douglas Miller for Best Director, Best Editing, Best Score, Best Archival Documentary, and Best Science/Nature Documentary).
Here, Noel T Manning II interviews Apollo 11 director/editor Todd Douglas Miller. Miller talks about the monumental effort in creating a new story from thousands of hours of previously unreleased footage, and interviews of the first manned flight to the moon. Miller also shares the unique approach to original score for this CCA-nominated documentary.
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Noel T. Manning is a member of the CCA and the NCFCA and is also the host of the television program and radio show Meet Me at the Movies. He’s the founder of the Real to Reel Film Fest and is an adjunct professor of film studies. When he’s not teaching cinema in the classroom, he enjoys digging into the world of movies by chatting with principle individuals involved in various aspects of the filmmaking industry.
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