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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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In conversation with Alex Gibney

In conversation with Alex Gibney

If there was any doubt as to Alex Gibney’s status as one of the most important documentary filmmakers working today then Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God should firmly cement that position. From financial meltdown, the Merry Pranksters and atrocities in Afghanistan, Gibney has proved that he can take complicated stories and tell them in a revealing and entertaining way.  Ben Unwin meets the filmmaker at the LFF to talk about his … Read entire article »

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Craft of Documentary: Editing Masterclass

Craft of Documentary: Editing Masterclass

Make sure your editing 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, style and practice in the first of three documentary masterclasses by DocHouse. … Read entire article »

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Crowdfunding tips from IndieGoGo

Crowdfunding tips from IndieGoGo

Have you ever started a crowfunding campaign online that didn’t reach its goal? Are you planning to start a crowdfunding campaign for your next documentary? If so then read this; an authority is speaking! Crowdfunding is becoming more and more popular in this post-crisis era (or perhaps it’s not ‘post’ yet). Many films we see in the cinema have not been funded in what you could call the traditional way but by funds raised through a collection of  supporters. … Read entire article »

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‘LYNCH 3′ documentary producer sees 2013 release after successful Kickstarter campaign – Q&A

‘LYNCH 3′ documentary producer sees 2013 release after successful Kickstarter campaign – Q&A

It has been six years since the first two parts of the documentary series about filmmaker David Lynch were released  and now the team behind them have taken to Kickstarter to fund the third and final part. Within days the donations surpassed their initial goal of $30,000, and the film, which has already been shot, can be finished. DocGeeks spoke to the producer of the film Jon Nguyen to find out more. … Read entire article »

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Senna wins BAFTAs for best documentary and best editing

Senna wins BAFTAs for best documentary and best editing

Last night Asif Kapadia’s documentary, Senna, received BAFTAs for best documentary and editing at the annual awards ceremony which took place at the Royal Opera House in London. Other nominees for the prestigious prize were Martin Scorsese’s George Harrison: Living in the Material World, and James Marsh’s Project Nim. … Read entire article »

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Share your ideas on the future of documentary

Share your ideas on the future of documentary

¡Documentary Now! is an annual conference that brings together scholars, filmmakers, students, and interested members of the public to discuss current trends in documentary film, from the return of documentary as a theatrical box office phenomenon, to broadcast television, the web, and beyond. This year DocGeeks will attend and hope you do too. … Read entire article »

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