Werner Herzog’s Style

We’ve all heard of Werner Herzog by now. The German screenwriter, film director, author, actor and opera director. His work includes some amazing documentaries like Grizzly Man, Little Dieter Needs to Fly and Fata Morgana. In addition, he’s directed tons of films, stage shows, operas and he even teaches online. To top it all off, Herzog has won numerous national and international awards. So it stands to reason that we would want to try and understand what sets Werner Herzog apart from other filmmakers.

Werner Herzog

Stylistic Trademarks

Throughout Herzog’s entire back catalogue, which is varied and massive, there is one constant; his stylistic choices and vision. In this video by Fandor, we take a look at what goes into a Herzog production. Let’s take a look into the mind of arguably the most renowned documentary makers still working today. For the up and coming documentary filmmaker or for the seasoned pro, there’s something for everyone in this video.

Source: Fandor