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What are UK documentary commissioners looking for this season?

What are UK documentary commissioners looking for this season?

Earlier this week at BAFTA in London, some of the top documentary commissioners in the UK told us all about what they are looking for in 2013/14 – valuable information if you’re looking to pitch an idea. … Read entire article »

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Between the Lines and Truthloader host Citizen Journalism Challenge

Between the Lines and Truthloader host Citizen Journalism Challenge

Join Between the Lines and Truthloader’s Mobile Citizen Journalism Challenge: Make a film on your mobile, upload it, and get the chance to see your video featured online for the world to see. … Read entire article »

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The International Doc Challenge – making a documentary in just 5 days

The International Doc Challenge – making a documentary in just 5 days

After a huge success, the International Documentary Challenge returns for another year. The challenge? Making a  first class documentary film in just five days!  … Read entire article »

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Meet your documentary match at Sheffield Doc/Fest’s MeetMarket

Meet your documentary match at Sheffield Doc/Fest’s MeetMarket

Yes it’s that time of the year again. Sheffield Doc/Fest is taking submissions for its high profile pitching format MeetMarket, giving you the chance to meet your documentary funder, buyer or mentor. … Read entire article »

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Sheffield Doc/Fest offers new mentoring scheme to regional documentary filmmakers

Sheffield Doc/Fest offers new mentoring scheme to regional documentary filmmakers

Here at DocGeeks we often focus on the documentary scene within the capital, the simple reason being that we’re only small and can’t cover everything. This time, however, we’re doing it the other way around: this post will only be of interest of you if you’re a documentary filmmaker from outside London. … Read entire article »

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Craft of Documentary: Sound Masterclass

Craft of Documentary: Sound Masterclass

Make sure your sound recording skills are up to scratch and learn the tips and tricks from some of the UK’s best documentary practitioners as they discuss their work and best practice in the third  documentary masterclass by DocHouse, this time focussing on sound design and recording. … Read entire article »

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Filmmaker’s nephew crowdfunds restoration of Burroughs documentary

Filmmaker’s nephew crowdfunds restoration of Burroughs documentary

A famous cult documentary made with the help of the BBC, which was shot over a five year period to be completed in 1983, is now being restored by the filmmaker’s nephew, who is also making his own documentary revealing footage from the extensive archive his uncle left behind. … Read entire article »

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