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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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4 documentary workshops at the Frontline Club

4 documentary workshops at the Frontline Club

Aside from the great documentary screenings it hosts, London’s Frontline Club also organise workshops for filmmakers and journalists on a regular basis. Here are four events we think you’ll like. … Read entire article »

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POV lists valuable documentary resources

POV lists valuable documentary resources

Just in case you hadn’t seen it yet, the lovely people at POV have launched a new feature on their site, providing you with a topnotch overview of resources for documentary filmmakers. … Read entire article »

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