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    Should Documentary Filmmakers Make Radio Shows Instead?: 10 Things We Learned from Ira Glass at Sheffield Doc/Fest

    Ira Glass, perhaps America's most popular radio journalist currently on the air, is the man behind "This American Life." The show is broadcast on over 500 public radio stations weekly and the show is often the United States' most downloaded podcast any certain week.

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    'The Act of Killing' Tops Sheffield Doc/Fest

    At the conclusion of its 20th edition yesterday, Sheffield Doc/Fest honored big-personality commissioning editor Nick Fraser of BBC's Storyville with the Inspiration Award. The festival's main prize, the Special Jury Award went to Joshua Oppenheimer's film "The Act of Killing," which also won big a...

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    Here Are the 5 Docs to See from Sheffield, From Scientology to Nipple Play

    While Sheffield Doc/Fest is known for its MeetMarket and great European (especially British) and American industry presence, the festival has also developed an exciting digital media program (which has made its way into the festival's tagline) and a capable main slate of films. Five films, four of ...

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    Exclusive Video: Marvel at the Large Hadron Collider In Clip From Sheffield Doc/Fest Doc 'Particle Fever'

    The Sheffield Doc/Fest is hosting the World Premiere of Mark Levinson's new film "Particle Fever," edited by Walter Murch ("Apocalypse Now"). The film follows six international scientists as they work on the most expensive science experiment in history.

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    20th Sheffield Doc/Fest Unveils Lineup; To Open With Three Docs Including 'Pussy Riot'

    The Sheffield Doc/Fest is celebrating its 20th year with a slew of nonstop screenings and events that will run from June 12-16. Instead of launching with one opening night film, the fest will launch with a whopping three, one of which will be screened in Europe's largest cave opening, Peak District ...

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    Indiewire's Crowdfunding Market: Get the Royal Treatment for Donating to the Sheffield Doc/Fest

    Indiewire's Crowdfunding Market scours Kickstarter, IndieGoGo and other crowdfunding sites to find awesome films looking for distribution and outreach funds and filmmaking tools that deserve your support.  Because these campaign are for events and films and helpful filmmaking tools that hav...

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    7 Tips For Funding Your Doc Without Selling Your Soul

    The panel discussions at Sheffield Doc/Fest earlier this year included a 90-minute session on the ethically fraught territory of documentary fundraising. "Fund Your Doc, but at What Price?" was moderated by Claire Fox, director of the Institute of Ideas, and included Mette Hoffman Meyer of...

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    '5 Broken Cameras' Takes 2012 Sheffield Doc/Fest Audience Award

    The 2012 Sheffield Doc/Fest, which had a record 2,657 delegates from over 60 countries, wrapped up the 19th edition of its film festival with the winner of its Audience Award. This year, the award went to Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi for "5 Broken Cameras." The film was followed in second pl...

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    'Marina Abramovic' Tops Sheffield Doc/Fest Winners; New Award Announced for 2013

    England's Sheffield Doc/Fest, which concluded yesterday, announced the winners of its seven award categories and the addition of a new award for its 2013 season. The Tim Hetherington Award, presented by Dogwoof, will join the Inspiration Award, Special Jury Award, Sheffield Innovation Award...

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    10 Things You Might Not Know About Occupy Live Streamer Tim Pool

    Occupy Wall Street made it all the way to Sheffield, England over the weekend when Tim Pool -- the online videographer who became a phenomenon the night Occupy was first evicted from Zuccotti Park, attracting more than 250,000 unique visitors to his live stream throughout the course of the day -- dr...

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