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Grierson Trust opens awards for submissions and calls for more diversity

Grierson Trust opens awards for submissions and calls for more diversity

The 2016 British Documentary Awards are now open for submissions. The Grierson Trust has made its annual call for entries to the most sought-after awards in the UK’s documentary calendar, better known as The Griersons, highlighting at the same time the need for more diversity in the industry. … 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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Shortlist announced for Grierson 2015: The British Documentary Awards

Shortlist announced for Grierson 2015: The British Documentary Awards

Two broadcasters, the BBC and Channel 4 have excelled in the amount of documentaries up for awards, both in the Best Documentary on a Contemporary Theme – Domestic category as well as the other sections, such as Best Documentary on Current Affairs and Best Arts Documentary. … Read entire article »

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Get your entries in for Grierson 2015: The British Documentary Awards

Get your entries in for Grierson 2015: The British Documentary Awards

Though in the UK we have the BAFTAs, the documentary and factual programmes industry’s highest achievement in the UK is actually winning a Grierson. … Read entire article »

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Best Feature Documentary Oscar long-list announced

Best Feature Documentary Oscar long-list announced

It’s December, which traditionally means that the battle for the Oscars officially kicks off with extra screenings and expensive drink dos. It is also now when we first get an indication of which films might take home that all important statue. … Read entire article »

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IDFA picks strong slate of award winners

IDFA picks strong slate of award winners

Of Men and War by director Laurent Bécue-Renard has won the IDFA Award for Best Feature Documentary at the ceremony that marked the end of the 2014 festival in Amsterdam. … Read entire article »

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Light Fly, Fly High wins best documentary at One World Media Awards

Light Fly, Fly High wins best documentary at One World Media Awards

The winners of the One World Media Awards, which recognise excellence in international journalism, were announced Tuesday 6 May at Kings Place in London. … Read entire article »

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