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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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ITN Source and Audio Network launch short film competition at Sheffield Doc/Fest

ITN Source and Audio Network launch short film competition at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Create a short film using footage from ITN Source’s extensive archive collection and you could see your film on the big screen at Sheffield Doc/Fest. A new competition gives the winner the chance to screen his work as well as be presented with a £1000 cheque – not bad at all we thought! … Read entire article »

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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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