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Sheffield Doc/Fest have announced the 2014 Inspiration Award Winners

Sheffield Doc/Fest have announced the 2014 Inspiration Award Winners

Wednesday 23rd April, 2014

Each year Sheffield Doc/Fest acknowledges one person that has inspired documentary audiences and filmmakers alike by awarding them with the Sheffield Doc/Fest Inspiration Award. To celebrate the festival's 21st year they have also acknowledged 21 inspirational people working in documentary.

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Hot Docs Deal Maker

Hot Docs Deal Maker

Thursday 17th April, 2014

Hot Docs has announced the 50 projects that will be pitched at this year's Hot Docs Deal Maker, a one-on-one pitch-meeting program for producers seeking financing from the international marketplace.

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Coming up in May. . .

Coming up in May. . .

Wednesday 16th April, 2014

Our May programme includes a fantastic selection of films on a diverse range of subjects.

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Documentaries at Riverside Studios in May

Documentaries at Riverside Studios in May

Wednesday 16th April, 2014

Riverside Studios present a selection of brilliant documentaries as part of their May programme.

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Doc Finance Lab

Doc Finance Lab

Monday 14th April, 2014

DFG have launched DOC FINANCE LAB, a brand new documentary course, 3rd-6th June 2014. This 4 day intensive course will take you through each important stage of getting finance for your film and give you specific training on all aspects of what it means to be a successful producer. Find out more...

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Webdox 2014

Webdox 2014

Monday 14th April, 2014

Earlybird tickets are on sale for Webdox 2014. Discover strategies, ideas & technologies to spread your story online.

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Summerdocs 2014 - Deadline Extended

Friday 11th April, 2014

The NFTS offers a summer school where the expertise of professional mentors will help you begin to become the documentary maker you want to be. The application deadline has now passed, however late applications are being considered. Please contact registry via email stating your name, course of interest and contact details: info@nfts.co.uk

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The London Screenings

The London Screenings

Wednesday 9th April, 2014

Do you have a British feature currently seeking sales representation? As part of the London Screenings (formerly LUFF), Film London is offering emerging British film-makers the opportunity to have their latest projects showcased to sales companies, buyers and film festival directors from across the globe.

The deadline for Breakthrough is Thursday 24 April 2014.

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BBC Art Screen

BBC Art Screen

Monday 7th April, 2014

On Thursday 10th April a brand new festival is launching in Glasgow, dedicated to the arts documentary. Taking place as part of the Glasgow International Festival, Art Screen is a place for audiences, artists and filmmakers to be inspired by a selection of some of the best arts documentaries from around the world and to share experiences, views and ideas.

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Fresh Docs

Fresh Docs

Friday 4th April, 2014

Fresh Docs is a new initiative from Picturehouse Education.

Taking place at 7 Picturehouse Cinemas across the country, FRESH DOCS is an opportunity for young people aged 15 - 19 to watch, discuss, learn about and make documentary film.

Find out more...

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Grierson 2014 - The British Documentary Awards

Grierson 2014 - The British Documentary Awards

Tuesday 1st April, 2014

The Grierson Awards commemorate the pioneering Scottish documentary filmmaker John Grierson (1898 – 1972), famous for Drifters and Night Mail and the man widely regarded as the father of the documentary. Submissions for Grierson 2014 are now OPEN.

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Coming up in April...

Coming up in April...

Monday 24th March, 2014

We're proud to unveil our April programme of documentary screenings, presenting a spotlight on Syria, China and Belarus. Take a look at what's coming up....

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Open City Docs Fest Present...Once I Entered A Garden

Open City Docs Fest Present...Once I Entered A Garden

Tuesday 18th March, 2014

Open City Docs Fest continue their excellent season at Clapham Picturehouse on Monday 31st March with a screening of Avi Mograbi's latest doc, Once I Entered a Garden.

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The Unknown Known - Screening Sold Out!

The Unknown Known - Screening Sold Out!

Monday 17th March, 2014

Tickets have sold out for Wednesday's screening of The Unknown Known + Q&A with legendary filmmaker, Errol Morris.

Find out where else you can see the film and Errol Morris is person....

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Birds Eye View Festival Announce Programme!

Birds Eye View Festival Announce Programme!

Tuesday 11th March, 2014

Birds Eye View Festival have revealed their full programme. During the festival we're excited to partner on a screening of Anna Eborn's Pine Ridge, Wednesday 9th April at the BFI.

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Docs at BFI Flare, 20 - 30 March

Docs at BFI Flare, 20 - 30 March

Wednesday 5th March, 2014

BFI Flare (20 - 30 March) celebrates the best of queer cinema and showcases over 50 shorts and features from around the world. Take a look at this year's documentary highlights...

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Documentary Festival Launching in Budapest

Documentary Festival Launching in Budapest

Wednesday 5th March, 2014

A new documentary festival is established in Budapest, Hungary. The Budapest International Documentary Festival will be the first international competition and platform in Hungary for creative national and international documentaries without thematic restriction. The first edition of BIDF takes place on September 25-28, 2014.

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Film Entry for IDFA 2014 is Now Open!

Wednesday 5th March, 2014

Find out how you can submit your docs to IDFA 2014....

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DFG Workshop: How to Develop your Documentary Idea and Get it Commissioned

Friday 28th February, 2014

Join the Documentary Filmmakers Group for a one day workshop aimed at giving filmmakers the necessary skills to develop their documentary project. Find out more...

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One World Media Awards - Longlist Revealed

One World Media Awards - Longlist Revealed

Friday 28th February, 2014

The longlist for the 26th annual One World Media Awards has been revealed. The top three nominees in each category will be announced in late March and the winners will be announced at the ceremony on the 6th May. Take a look at the full list...

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Announcing March at DocHouse

Announcing March at DocHouse

Wednesday 19th February, 2014

We're thrilled to reveal our March programme, take a look and see what brilliant documentaries and special guest Q&As we've got coming up next month...

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One Word Media Intern Opportunities

Wednesday 19th February, 2014

One World Media are looking for two individuals for a Communications internship to help with their annual awards and a Digital Media internship to support their Education programme. Find out how to apply...

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Birds Eye View Announce 2014 Festival Dates

Birds Eye View Announce 2014 Festival Dates

Monday 17th February, 2014

This year's Birds Eye View Festival will run from 8th -13th April, with an International Women's Day Gala screening of Kristy Guevara-Flanagan's documentary WONDER WOMEN! THE UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICAN SUPERHEROINES on March 8th!

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The Act of Killing wins Best Documentary Award at the BAFTAs

Monday 17th February, 2014

Congratulations to The Act of Killing for winning the Best Documentary Award at the BAFTAs, beating off stiff competition from Blackfish, The Armstrong Lie, Tim's Vermeer and We Steal Secrets: The Story Of Wikileaks!

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The Language of Film Poetry

The Language of Film Poetry

Friday 14th February, 2014

Literature Wales have launched a two week course on The Language of Film Poetry, led by Zillah Bowes, Asher Tlalim and Jane Corbett.

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Displaced Perssons - Screening Cancelled

Monday 3rd February, 2014

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have to cancel our screening of DISPLACED PERSSONS this Thursday (6th February). Regrettably, the Swedish producers of the film have had to ask us to delay the screening in order to solve a contractual issue, which we weren't aware of until today. This was a difficult decision to make, but ultimately there were no other options. We may be able to show the film again later in the year, but nothing is confirmed just yet. We'll keep you posted.

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Tour de Cinema

Tour de Cinema

Friday 31st January, 2014

The Tour de France is coming to Britain for 100 days this summer, starting in Yorkshire! To celebrate, Sheffield Doc/Fest present the Tour de Cinema as a major strand of the Yorkshire Festival. Special documentary and fiction films will be screening free to the public, popping up in beautiful open-air locations, National Trust venues, and community spaces across the county.

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Create a Short Film for Sundance London!

Create a Short Film for Sundance London!

Wednesday 29th January, 2014

Sundance London are giving talented filmmakers the chance to have their film screened as part of Sundance London 2014. This is a real chance for filmmakers to have a platform for their work at one of the most prestigious events in the film calendar. Find out how you can apply...

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London Investigative Film Festival 2014

London Investigative Film Festival 2014

Tuesday 28th January, 2014

Bookings are now open for year's London Investigative Film Festival, held from 7-9 February at City University. Take a look at the programme...

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Sundance Film Festival Winners 2014

Sundance Film Festival Winners 2014

Monday 27th January, 2014

Congratulations to all the winners at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Find out who won the major documentary prizes...

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IDFA Bertha Fund Deadline Approaching

IDFA Bertha Fund Deadline Approaching

Friday 17th January, 2014

The IDFA Bertha Fund supports documentary filmmakers (and festivals) in developing countries by offering them financial contributions to complete their projects. The deadline to submit a project is February 1st 2014.

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Oscar Nominations Revealed

Oscar Nominations Revealed

Thursday 16th January, 2014

Congratulations to the five docs nominated to win the Best Documentary Oscar at this year's award ceremony. Find out which five docs have been selected...

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One World Media Awards - Call for Entries

One World Media Awards - Call for Entries

Thursday 9th January, 2014

There are only three weeks left to enter the One World Media Awards.

The annual One World Media Awards is one of the foremost awards events in the UK. It rewards the most outstanding coverage of the developing world and recognises the unique role of journalists and filmmakers in increasing cultural understanding and promoting fairness and justice worldwide.

The deadline for submission is Wednesday 29th January.

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BAFTA Reveals 2014 Best Documentary Nominees

BAFTA Reveals 2014 Best Documentary Nominees

Wednesday 8th January, 2014

BAFTA have revealed which five documentaries are nominated for the Best Documentary Award 2014. Find out which brilliant docs have been selected...

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Documentaries at Riverside Studios in January Supported by DocHouse

Documentaries at Riverside Studios in January Supported by DocHouse

Thursday 2nd January, 2014

In January DocHouse is proud to support a selection of brilliant documentaries from Riverside's screening programme.

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