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POV lists valuable documentary resources

POV lists valuable documentary resources

Just in case you hadn’t seen it yet, the lovely people at POV have launched a new feature on their site, providing you with a topnotch overview of resources for documentary filmmakers. … Read entire article »

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Pirate Bay documentary released in style

Pirate Bay documentary released in style

Tying in with its premiere at the Berlinale, the documentary The Pirate Bay – Away From Keyboard, was this weekend fittingly released on the file-sharing site itself. … Read entire article »

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Josh Fox: The Sky is Pink

Josh Fox: The Sky is Pink

Gasland’s Josh Fox returned this summer with a shocking short documentary about the hydraulic fracturing process (aka fracking) in New York City. Seeing as we’ve been stimilating your creative skills by presenting you with some shorts by established filmmakers we thought it fitting to share this one with you as well. … Read entire article »

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The Facebook documentary

The Facebook documentary

One of the big laments of placing content online is the difficulty of getting an audience to find it. With almost infinite online space yet limited time and attention of viewers, great material can sink without a trace in an ocean of middling websites and videos, writes Julia Scott-Stevenson. … Read entire article »

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My Neighbourhood: New doc from award-winn​ing creators of ‘Budrus’

My Neighbourhood: New doc from award-winn​ing creators of ‘Budrus’

Amidst increasing tension in Jerusalem, the creators of ‘Budrus’ release a new short doc chronicling settlement growth in the city and a non-violent campaign to halt it. … Read entire article »

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New website launched for DocHouse

New website launched for DocHouse

An exciting new website for DocHouse was launched yesterday. The organisation promotes independent, international documentary at all levels, creates new audiences and invests in the development of new documentary talent. … 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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