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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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IDFA announces documentary winners 2013

IDFA announces documentary winners 2013

The winners in the various competition sections have been announced at the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam. Find out here which films and filmmakers took home the gong. … Read entire article »

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Win 2 tickets to First Cousin Once Removed + Q&A with Alan Berliner

Win 2 tickets to First Cousin Once Removed + Q&A with Alan Berliner

First Cousin Once Removed took home the top award at IDFA last winter. Its director, the renowned Alan Berliner will be in London to give a talk following a special screening – find out here how you can win two tickets. … Read entire article »

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Stellar shortlist for 2013 PUMA Impact Award

Stellar shortlist for 2013 PUMA Impact Award

As a journalist covering lots of awards, with which you do not always agree (to say the least), it’s nice to finally see a shortlist you couldn’t agree with more. For this year’s PUMA Impact Award, a jury including Susan Sarandon, Gael Garcia Bernal and Ricken Patel, has announced the five competing documentaries to be: The Act of Killing, Bully, Give up Tomorrow, The Interrupters and The Invisible War. … Read entire article »

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BFI London Film Festival announces documentaries in competition

BFI London Film Festival announces documentaries in competition

Every year the BFI London Film Festival (LFF) recognises documentary films with integrity, originality, and social or cultural significance and rewards the best one with the acclaimed Grierson Award. This year the festival has announced the following documentaries as being in the running for the prestigious prize. … Read entire article »

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Searching for Sugar Man, Dogging Tales among Grierson shortlist

Searching for Sugar Man, Dogging Tales among Grierson shortlist

The Grierson Trust has announced the shortlist for the 2013 British Documentary Awards. Eight films are shortlisted in each of the 12 categories including two new categories for this year: ITN Source Best Documentary on Current Affairs and Documentary Presenter of the Year. … Read entire article »

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New Errol Morris film first documentary in Venice Biennale competition

New Errol Morris film first documentary in Venice Biennale competition

For those of you who have been eagerly waiting to see what Errol Morris would come up with after Tabloid, well, your wait is over. The Unknown Known, will have its premiere at the Venice Biennale. … Read entire article »

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