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CREATING A MONSTER
By reviewing past archival footage from well-known reality shows and talking to past contestants, this documentary short explores the way in which reality television is constructed and consumed. This leads to a bigger ethical question about the psychological impact on the contestants: Is the fault placed on reality television producers or the audience who consumes their product?
- Duration: 20 Min.
- Film School: VCA, Victorian College of the Arts
Meet the director
Gena Lida Riess
Gena Lida Riess is a Melbourne based filmmaker who has recently completed her Master of Film and Television. She works as a freelance videographer and editor, mostly for not-for-profit organizations and charities. Her interests mainly lie with documentaries focusing on social issues and their psychological aspects.