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Ava DuVernay’s Netflix documentary The 13th takes home BAFTA

Ava DuVernay’s Netflix documentary The 13th takes home BAFTA

The British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) took place last night at London’s Royal Albert Hall, with the Netflix documentary The 13th taking home the prize for Best Documentary.  … Read entire article »

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BBC and BFI ask emerging filmmakers to capture modern Britain’s diversity

BBC and BFI ask emerging filmmakers to capture modern Britain’s diversity

BBC Four is partnering with BFI NET.WORK to offer the next generation of filmmakers an opportunity to capture the diversity of modern Britain. … Read entire article »

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Netflix Announces New Episodes of Making a Murderer

Netflix Announces New Episodes of Making a Murderer

Netflix today announces that Executive Producers  and Directors, Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, are in production on new episodes of the Emmy-nominated hit series Making a Murderer. … Read entire article »

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Making A Murderer filmmakers’ advice on making a successful documentary series

Making A Murderer filmmakers’ advice on making a successful documentary series

At a masterclass at BAFTA in London last month, Making A Murderer filmmakers Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi gave some useful advice on how to create a successful documentary series.   … Read entire article »

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BBC announces new documentaries, including one on US hate crimes

BBC announces new documentaries, including one on US hate crimes

The BBC has announced a range of new documentary commissions across their various channels. Among them a series of three documentaries on hate crimes in the US, two focusing specifically on crimes committed against members of the LGBT community. … Read entire article »

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Ambulance – A front seat view to the damage of war

Ambulance – A front seat view to the damage of war

Mohamed Jabaly is a young Palestinian filmmaker from Gaza City. Having been born during one war and grown up during another, he has started to regard fighting as a means to an end, a normality that is part of everyday life. Realising this horrible truth he decides that it is time to explore his thoughts and views on conflict in more depth. … Read entire article »

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Hungry for documentaries? Try these…

Hungry for documentaries? Try these…

Eating out can be fun, an experience, delicious or even give you the chance to admire a work of art. And the latter is what some chefs aim for, an explosion of flavours, an intriguing experience of various textures and a plate that is so stunning you will forget to Instagram it. This year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest has some interesting documentaries on show for the real food lovers amongst you. … Read entire article »

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