The opening of the Ross brothers’ Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets brought staged documentaries back into the spotlight, the results of the latest edition of the Thumbs Down: Film Critics and Gender study were released, and the New York Film Festival revealed its Revivals program with a handful of key doc classics among its ranks. In wider-ranging industry news, New York’s […]
This past week has been an exceedingly busy one for both documentary news and nonfiction film releases. To help motivate you to catch up, we’ve put together a documentary summer bingo sheet (see below, download and share). Thanks to its debut on Apple+ over the weekend, I’m happy to finally get to cross off Boys State from […]
With the Cinemateca Brasileira in São Paulo facing dire circumstances, along with the suicides of both British filmmaker Richard Bright and documentary subject Daisy Coleman, of Audrie and Daisy, it’s been a fairly grim week in nonfiction cinema news. That said, there have been significant steps made toward diversifying nonfiction production talent, there are a ton […]
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Join the 2020 edition of the DOC NYC PRO conference, taking place August 5-October 21.
DOC NYC PRO presents a day of practical guidance for the first-time filmmaker, including panels on developing a story, building a team, finding a supportive professional community and securing funds and distribution
DOC NYC PRO presents a 90-minute session exploring the interplay between podcasting and documentary film, including guests who have successfully pivoted between film producing and podcast producing.
DOC NYC PRO presents a day of practical expertise on the legal questions that face doc makers. Sessions will focus on topics such as rights and clearances, errors and omissions, and legal concerns specific to sensitive production environments, including filming in the Covid-19 era.
DOC NYC PRO presents a 90-minute session exploring the use of archival footage in documentary filmmaking. The panel discussion will feature directors, editors and archivists, and will include a 30-minute moderated Q&A
A showcase focusing on projects that live at the intersection of documentary film and journalism. The panel discussion includes both independent doc teams and representatives from news platforms as they discuss the merging and divergent roles of reporter, storyteller, and filmmaker.