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5 Tips for Documentary Filmmakers on How to Make the Most of Your Producers

5 Tips for Documentary Filmmakers on How to Make the Most of Your Producers

Last week, three documentarians came together for DOC NYC to discuss the…

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Industry Experts Give 5 Tips on How to Craft the Perfect Pitch

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Industry Experts Give 5 Tips on How to Craft the Perfect Pitch

What helps and hurts a documentary pitch? These industry experts are here to…

Abigail Disney Explains Why Documentaries Matter, and How to Get Them Funded

Abigail Disney Explains Why Documentaries Matter, and How to Get Them Funded

The producer/director sat down during DOC NYC's "Show Me the Money" series…

Chicken & Egg Pictures Announces New Diversity Fellows Initiative

Chicken & Egg Pictures Announces New Diversity Fellows Initiative

The diversity fellows initiative will support seven non-fiction projects…

The 2015 DOC NYC Bible: Every Review, Interview and News Item

The 2015 DOC NYC Bible: Every Review, Interview and News Item

Stay up-to-date on the latest news out of DOC NYC. Check the 2015 Indiewire…

How 'Miss Sharon Jones!' Turns a Musical Icon Into a Documentary Crowdpleaser

How 'Miss Sharon Jones!' Turns a Musical Icon Into a Documentary Crowdpleaser

Barbara Kopple's latest doc may cover familiar beats, but its irrepressible…

This British Documentary Filmmaker is Having a Moment

This British Documentary Filmmaker is Having a Moment

Kim Longinotto has been making observational films for 30 years, now she's…

DOC NYC: 'Missing People' Is an Award-Winning Documentary That's Impossible to Pitch

DOC NYC: 'Missing People' Is an Award-Winning Documentary That's Impossible to Pitch

There's no easy pitch for this one.

Watch: The Legacy of Environmentalism Comes Alive in Exclusive 'The Anthropologist' Trailer

Watch: The Legacy of Environmentalism Comes Alive in Exclusive 'The Anthropologist' Trailer

"In a world where climate change only affects people far away..."

Watch: Morgan Freeman Whispers Stressful Somethings in Exclusive 'The C Word' Clip

Watch: Morgan Freeman Whispers Stressful Somethings in Exclusive 'The C Word' Clip

"The C Word" is directed by cancer survivor Meghan O'Hara.

10 Must-See Documentaries at DOC NYC 2015

10 Must-See Documentaries at DOC NYC 2015

New York's preeminent non-fiction showcase returns with over 200 films and…

Watch: Cuba's Blind Community Goes to Bat in Exclusive 'Tocando la Luz' Clip

Watch: Cuba's Blind Community Goes to Bat in Exclusive 'Tocando la Luz' Clip

A scene from "Tocando la Luz" depicts a baseball game between two teams in…

Watch: Ryan Reynolds Narrates Striking New Documentary 'Huntwatch' in Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Clip

Watch: Ryan Reynolds Narrates Striking New Documentary 'Huntwatch' in Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Clip

The actor lends his voice (and support) to Brant Backlund's new doc about…

DOC NYC Announces Surprise World Premiere of Bruce Springsteen's ‘The Ties That Bind’

DOC NYC Announces Surprise World Premiere of Bruce Springsteen's ‘The Ties That Bind’

The documentary on Bruce Springsteen will have its world premiere on Novembe…

DOC NYC Announces Full 2015 Lineup

DOC NYC Announces Full 2015 Lineup

The lineup includes 27 world premieres and 15 U.S. premieres among over 200…

DOC NYC Announces 'Short List' Program of 15 Documentaries, Including 'Going Clear' and 'Amy'

DOC NYC Announces 'Short List' Program of 15 Documentaries, Including 'Going Clear' and 'Amy'

DOC NYC will screen approximately 175 films this year, including the 15 that…

Exclusive: Impact Partners to Launch Emerging Documentary Producers Fellowship at DOC NYC 2015

Exclusive: Impact Partners to Launch Emerging Documentary Producers Fellowship at DOC NYC 2015

Here's a chance to learn from documentary greats.

Watch: Barbara Kopple, D.A. Pennebaker and Other Documentary Filmmakers on the Film Preservation Crisis

Watch: Barbara Kopple, D.A. Pennebaker and Other Documentary Filmmakers on the Film Preservation Crisis

The two-day summit focused on why and how documentaries should be preserved.

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: 4 Things to Understand About Fair Use

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: 4 Things to Understand About Fair Use

"If your lawyer doesn't think this can be possible, have your lawyer email…

5 Key Takeaways from the Documentary Film Preservation Summit

5 Key Takeaways from the Documentary Film Preservation Summit

Attention, documentary filmmakers: You need to read this.



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