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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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Submission time for the Grierson 2014 British Documentary Awards

Submission time for the Grierson 2014 British Documentary Awards

Entries are invited for Grierson 2014 The British Documentary Awards. The Grierson Awards – for factual programmes and documentaries – recognise outstanding films that demonstrate integrity, originality and technical excellence, and social or cultural significance. … Read entire article »

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What makes an Oscar winning documentary?

What makes an Oscar winning documentary?

On Monday morning, the world was awash with eager commentary about the gowns, gaffs and of course the award-winners of the 2014 Academy Awards. While most of the attention focussed on the fiction films (and poor old Leo DiCaprio), we here at Docgeeks were of course much more interested in who won in the competition for best feature documentary. … Read entire article »

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