Get insight and inspiration from the UK’s eminent documentary practitioners as they discuss their work, style and practice.
Saturday 6th October, 2012 at 10:00am
Rich Mix Cinema
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA.
Aiming to support, inform and inspire, the day features three in-depth masterclasses with leading documentary editors, discussing their work, experience, approach and processes, in the intimate top cinema screen at Rich Mix.
10am: DAVID CHARAP
Much acclaimed editor David Charap has worked across documentary and fiction genres. He has edited many Marc Isaacs documentaries and recently completed his The Road: A Story of Life and Death, which is due to premiere at this year's London Film Festival. He edited In the Land of the Free... directed by Vadim Jean and also fiction films from Pawel Pawlikowski's Last Resort and My Summer of Love to Terence Davies' The Deep Blue Sea. He brings a unique approach to editing documentary having successfully moved between fiction and documentary during his extensive and varied career.
12pm: CLAIRE FERGUSON
Claire has edited many award-winning documentaries and has worked with directors across very varied backgrounds, from Nick Broomfield's Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (best documentary, Tribeca 2003) to first time director Adam Wakeling's Up In Smoke (2011) and Concert for George, which took home the Grammy for best music documentary in 2005. In 2009 Claire edited The End Of The Line (Rupert Murray) and then Guilty Pleasures (Julie Moggan).
3pm: OLLIE HUDDLESTON & KIM LONGINOTTO
Editor Ollie Huddleston will be joined in conversation by director Kim Longinotto. Perhaps the most renowned partnership in observational documentary filmmaking, the two first worked together in 2001on Runaway. Since then they have worked on six films together, including Sisters in Law (2005), Hold Me Tight, Let Me Go (2007), Rough Aunties (2008) and Pink Saris (2010). Ollie has also worked with many documentarists including Sean McAllistair, Joe Bullman and Simon Chambers, however in this session Ollie and Kim will discuss their working method together and show clips from their latest work in progress.
Coming up in DocHouse's Craft of Documentary series
Saturday 24th November 2012: CAMERA MASTERCLASS
Saturday 19th January 2013: SOUND MASTERCLASS