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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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No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka

No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka

Two years ago Channel 4 aired a shocking documentary. The film, directed by Callum Macrae, was almost made entirely out of extremely distressing amateur videos depicting the gruesome horrors of the Sri Lankan civil war in 2009. Presented by Jon Snow, ‘Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields’ became known as one of the most graphic and disturbing documentaries in British television history and won the team a Nobel Peace Prize-nomination. … 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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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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Sundance London – an overview of industry events

Sundance London – an overview of industry events

Kicking off this Thursday is the second edition of Sundance London. Aside from some top documentary premieres there will be the possibility to attend panel discussions, filmmaker Q&As and handy industry events. Here’s an overview of our favourites. … 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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