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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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“We want to maximise audience access to films of every kind,” says Film Policy Review Panel

“We want to maximise audience access to films of every kind,” says Film Policy Review Panel

Today the Department of Culture, Media and Sports released the review of the British film policy, which was commissioned by Culture Minister Ed Vaizey in June last year and chaired by Lord Chris Smith. The recommendations to the industry and government officials come a week after David Cameron called for lottery funds to back more overtly mainstream films. … Read entire article »

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Q&A with Despicable Dick director Joshua Neale

For some people, sorry really is the hardest word to say. After a life of epic boozing, womanising and drug abuse, Richard ‘Dick’ Kuchera certainly has a lot to be sorry for. Despicable Dick & Righteous Richard is a feature length documentary following Richard on a journey of self-discovery as he seeks to right the wrongs of his past. … Read entire article »

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Life in a Day back where it began

Last year Hollywood-filmmakers Ridley Scott and Kevin MacDonald joined forces with YouTube and started a film experiment that saw the whole world collaborate and create a documentary we can proudly say is ‘ours’. As of today the film is back where it began; the internet. … Read entire article »

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Rabiger on documentary making – Part 2

DocGeeks attended a workshop by Michael Rabiger on the subject of developing documentary story ideas. Tips and tricks were bouncing off the walls and we like to share some of these with you. In part 2 of the series Rabiger on documentary making we’ll give you some advice on every stage of the documentary making process. … Read entire article »

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Rabiger on documentary making – Part 1

Recently DocGeeks attended a workshop at the BFI on the subject of developing documentary story ideas. Tips and tricks were bouncing off the walls and we are dying to share these with you. In this two-part series of posts called Rabiger on documentary making we’ll give you a summary of the highlights. … Read entire article »

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