In 2013, Directors UK held an event on making the journey from documentary to drama.
The event featured directorsSusanna White, Bruce Goodison, James Kent, Christopher Petit and Paul Wilmshurst — who have all moved from documentary to drama in their careers — and discussed just how to make that genre transition.
You can watch a full video of the event below.
James Kent has also written for Directors UK about making the move from documentary to drama. You can read his in-depth article about making the transition here.