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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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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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Vice returns to Sheffield with Rule Britannia Pitch

Vice returns to Sheffield with Rule Britannia Pitch

VICE returns to Sheffield Doc/Fest to launch their Rule Britannia Pitch, offering filmmakers a chance to win a commission from the VICE UK documentary team. … Read entire article »

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Eye Want Change – documentary filmmakers go mobile

Eye Want Change – documentary filmmakers go mobile

Having launched in 2014, Eye Want Change’s third edition is full of little documentary gems, highlighting how technology has now made it possible for filmmakers to give voice to their ideas by means of a simple mobile phone.    … Read entire article »

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Producer of A Syrian Love Story in crowdfunding bid for Even When I Fall

Producer of A Syrian Love Story in crowdfunding bid for Even When I Fall

Elhum Shakerifar, the producer of Sean McAllister’s A Syrian Love Story, which was recently nominated for a BAFTA, is seeking help in a crowdfunding bid for a new documentary film project entitled Even When I Fall.  … Read entire article »

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The Guardian Documentaries Pitch for short films

The Guardian Documentaries Pitch for short films

Sheffield Doc/Fest might have lost its Deputy Director Charlie Phillips to The Guardian two years ago, but this doesn’t mean Phillips stopped caring for the documentary filmmakers he worked with for so many years. For the second year in a row, the newspaper offers festival delegates the chance to pitch ideas for short docs and get £5000 towards their film and an online premiere on The Guardian website. … Read entire article »

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Archive footage documentary competition back on at Doc/Fest

Archive footage documentary competition back on at Doc/Fest

Once more ITN Source, the footage licensing division of news and multimedia content provider ITN, opens up its archive of 2.8 million news clips, programmes and films, to those participating in the ITN Source Short Film Competition at Sheffield Doc/Fest.  … Read entire article »

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