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IDFA Bertha Fund launches new Europe programme

IDFA Bertha Fund launches new Europe programme

IDFA’s new Bertha Fund for European filmmakers who are looking to co-produce documentaries with producers from developing countries, is now calling for entries. … Read entire article »

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Eye Want Change reclaims creativity of Selfie generation

Eye Want Change reclaims creativity of Selfie generation

Eye Want Change is a brand new documentary film competition that aims to celebrate ideas, creativity and the positive impact that technology can have on reporting. With the 2014 finalists’ films now showing online and at events, DG takes a look at the results. … Read entire article »

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NFTS Film Clinic: A critical look at new talent

NFTS Film Clinic: A critical look at new talent

The NFTS recently showcased clips from their Film Clinic, a post-production scheme aimed at helping filmmakers turn incredible footage into finished films. The screening took place at Google HQ, with star-studded producer Simon Chinn and NFTS Head of Documentary Dick Fontaine having a good old chin-wag to set the scene. … 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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DG Approved: Chessboxing, The King’s Discipline

DG Approved: Chessboxing, The King’s Discipline

Chessboxing. Yes – you did just read it correctly, and it’s a very real phenomenon. And indeed, it is exactly what it says on the tin; a hybrid sport combining chess and boxing. While the two could hardly be more disparate, chessboxing is slowly but surely spreading across the globe, and changing from a quirky curiosity into a respectable sport with Olympic ambitions. … Read entire article »

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The Moo Man: Sundance opened doors, now we want the big screen

The Moo Man: Sundance opened doors, now we want the big screen

Filmmakers Andy Heathcote and Heike Bachelier, creators of the fabulous documentary The Moo Man, describe their experience of having a film enter the Sundance Film Festival and how they are now looking for help from the audience to self fund their acclaimed doc onto the big screen. … Read entire article »

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The Spirit Level Documentary: The story so far…

The Spirit Level Documentary: The story so far…

Last year filmmaker Katharine Round set out to film The Spirit Level – a documentary outlining why a more equal society is better for all of us, including the rich. The project got off to a good start with a hugely succesful crowdfunding campaign. Here Katharine writes of her progress on the feature and shares a new clip. … Read entire article »

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