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The Act of Killing and Alex Gibney double BAFTA nominees

The Act of Killing and Alex Gibney double BAFTA nominees

This morning BAFTA announced the nominees for its annual awards ceremony. This year, for the first time, the academy picked not three films to compete for the Best Documentary accolade, but five. … Read entire article »

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Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Meetmarket and Crossover Market open for submissions

Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Meetmarket and Crossover Market open for submissions

Sheffield Doc/Fest opens its factual media marketplaces Meetmarket and Crossover Market  and announces new fund acknowledging rise and importance of interactive documentary projects. … Read entire article »

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Top 10 documentaries of 2013

Top 10 documentaries of 2013

What is the best documentary released in 2013? A difficult question, and tricky as it can be very personal. But, based on the opinions of the Docgeeks team of writers who see a lot of docs, we’ve tried for the third year in a row to compile a strong list for you. We hope you agree. … Read entire article »

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Netflix reveals direction of original content documentary Mitt

Netflix reveals direction of original content documentary Mitt

Netflix has released the first official trailer for its upcoming documentary Mitt, about former candidate for the US presidency, Mitt Romney. The documentary will premier at Sundance in Utah on 17 January. The online streaming platform have said they will debut the film on their own websites at one minute past midnight, exactly one week after its premiere at the renowned festival. … Read entire article »

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IDFA announces documentary winners 2013

IDFA announces documentary winners 2013

The winners in the various competition sections have been announced at the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam. Find out here which films and filmmakers took home the gong. … Read entire article »

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Grierson Awards documentary winners announced

Grierson Awards documentary winners announced

The great and the good of the documentary world came together last night in London to celebrate another great year of filmmaking and find out which documentarians would take home the much sought-after Grierson Awards. … Read entire article »

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Do continue to Follow The Money

Do continue to Follow The Money

Earlier today we received some good news at DocGeeks: one of the projects we have been supporting, Follow The Money, has reached its intended minimum target on Kickstarter. … Read entire article »

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