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Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Here's the Online Community You Need to Know About

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Here's the Online Community You Need to Know About

"It's primarily a place for doc filmmakers to share their wit and hard-earne…

Top Three Subjects Vie for DirecTV's 'Next Great American Documentary'

Top Three Subjects Vie for DirecTV's 'Next Great American Documentary'

What will the Next Great American Documentary be about?

8 Documentary Filmmaking Grants with Deadlines Coming Soon

8 Documentary Filmmaking Grants with Deadlines Coming Soon

Calling all documentary filmmakers in search of funding (and who…

Israel Takes Flight in Exclusive Poster for 'Above and Beyond'

Israel Takes Flight in Exclusive Poster for 'Above and Beyond'

The documentary will be available via VOD on April 28.

11 Controversial Documentaries That Challenged the Status Quo

11 Controversial Documentaries That Challenged the Status Quo

In these instances, cinema did more than just touch a nerve.

How to Take a Regional Story and Give it Mainstream Appeal

How to Take a Regional Story and Give it Mainstream Appeal

Having Michael Chiklis as a narrator helps.

Attention Documentary Filmmakers: Attend 'Doc Camp' with Award-Winning Filmmaker Steve James

Attention Documentary Filmmakers: Attend 'Doc Camp' with Award-Winning Filmmaker Steve James

This could be just the opportunity you need to develop your next project.

Barbara Kopple on 'Hot Type' and Why Being a Documentary Filmmaker is Easier Than Ever

Barbara Kopple on 'Hot Type' and Why Being a Documentary Filmmaker is Easier Than Ever

The double Academy Award-winner talks about her latest project and how easy…

Make a Movie, Change the World: What It's Like to Work with Impact Partners

Make a Movie, Change the World: What It's Like to Work with Impact Partners

Indiewire recently spoke to Dan Cogan, executive director and co-founder of…

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Here's All the Advice You'll Ever Need

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Here's All the Advice You'll Ever Need

Whether you're a first-time documentary filmmaker or a pro, you need to read…

Netflix Producing Liz Garbus' Nina Simone Documentary for 2015

Netflix Producing Liz Garbus' Nina Simone Documentary for 2015

Netflix continues to cement its status in the documentary world with the…

Obsessed with 'Serial'? You'll Love These Documentaries

Obsessed with 'Serial'? You'll Love These Documentaries

If you're obsessed with the "Serial" podcast, you should check out these…

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's 10 Tips for Finishing Your Documentary

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's 10 Tips for Finishing Your Documentary

From archival footage to music to editing and beyond, these tips from DOC…

Morgan Spurlock on Why Documentaries Matter More Than Ever

Morgan Spurlock on Why Documentaries Matter More Than Ever

With fewer companies controlling media, nonfiction films -- especially ones…

'Blackfish,' 'American Promise,' 'The House I Live in' Among Winners of 2014 BRITDOC Impact Awards

'Blackfish,' 'American Promise,' 'The House I Live in' Among Winners of 2014 BRITDOC Impact Awards

BRITDOC, supported by PUMA and Netflix, has announced the five winners of…

'The Act of Killing' Director on Dreams, Recognition and Impact

'The Act of Killing' Director on Dreams, Recognition and Impact

Joshua Oppenheimer, the director of Oscar-nominated documentary "The Act of…

Susan Sarandon on The Power of Documentaries

Susan Sarandon on The Power of Documentaries

In this guest post, the actress and activist explains how documentaries make…

All of Last Year's Oscar-Nominated Documentaries are Streaming on Netflix

All of Last Year's Oscar-Nominated Documentaries are Streaming on Netflix

Good news for fans of documentaries. All of last year's Academy Award-nomina…

Sundance's Tabitha Jackson on Why This is the Golden Age of Documentaries

Sundance's Tabitha Jackson on Why This is the Golden Age of Documentaries

This may be the best time to be a documentary filmmaker (but the worst time…

8 Top Documentary Directors on How They Got Their Start, Finance Their Films and More

8 Top Documentary Directors on How They Got Their Start, Finance Their Films and More

Earlier this month at the Savannah Film Festival, eight top documentary…


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