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Sheffield Doc/Fest offers new mentoring scheme to regional documentary filmmakers

Sheffield Doc/Fest offers new mentoring scheme to regional documentary filmmakers

Here at DocGeeks we often focus on the documentary scene within the capital, the simple reason being that we’re only small and can’t cover everything. This time, however, we’re doing it the other way around: this post will only be of interest of you if you’re a documentary filmmaker from outside London. … Read entire article »

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Some interesting documentary workshops for 2013

Some interesting documentary workshops for 2013

You must have noticed we love the Frontline Club. They host the best documentary preview screenings followed by (intelligent) debates and not only that, they also offer some coll training possibilities now and again. Time to start scribbling on those empty 2013 calendar pages! … Read entire article »

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Hackney Picturehouse presents 5 Broken Cameras documentary workshop

Hackney Picturehouse presents 5 Broken Cameras documentary workshop

At film festivals and in cinemas worldwide the documentary film 5 Broken Cameras was a hit. Now Hackney Picturehouse presents us with a one-day ‘the making of’ workshop which will include tips and lessons from the film’s very own co-director Guy Davidi. … Read entire article »

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Apply now for the WFTV Mentoring Scheme London 2012/13

Apply now for the WFTV Mentoring Scheme London 2012/13

Women filmmakers gather! The Women in Film & TV (WFTV) is an organisation for women working in creative media in the UK, and together with Creative Skillset and EON Productions they now offer a London mentoring scheme to help you on your way with your latest project. … Read entire article »

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Industry sessions at the East End Film Festival

Industry sessions at the East End Film Festival

The East End Film Festival has more on offer than just great films and docs. If you have £30 then we recommend you spend it on buying yourself a one day industry pass for the festival (which includes lunch!) and meet up with fellow doc makers at some of the fantastic events on offer. Here’s a little taster of what you can expect. … Read entire article »

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Some great events not to miss

Some great events not to miss

The festival season is here, a great time to network, meet other filmmakers and learn. But it isn’t just the festival circuit that offers you these opportunities. Here are three documentary events we think will be great for networking and exchanging knowledge. … Read entire article »

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How to successfully promote your documentary online – Facebook

How to successfully promote your documentary online – Facebook

Social media gets a lot of criticism for merely being a platform for those who like to be the  constant centre of attention. That is partially true but what if you have something interesting to promote, like say, a documentary? Would you still dismiss a free advertising platform then? This week DocGeeks looks at Facebook as the key promotional tool for your documentary film. … Read entire article »

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