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The Indie Films that the MTV Movie Awards Aren't Leaving Behind

The Indie Films that the MTV Movie Awards Aren't Leaving Behind

The producers of this weekend's tux-less awards on the films and performance…

Reality Checks: Which Docs Will Pop Out of SXSW and Tribeca (and Will Buyers Bite)?

Reality Checks: Which Docs Will Pop Out of SXSW and Tribeca (and Will Buyers Bite)?

As the spring film festivals roll out, we look to the future of the year's…

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Sundance Documentaries Climb The Mountain (Sometimes Literally)

How Sundance nonfiction filmmakers met their biggest challenges head-on.

Sundance Docs 2016: The People Who Made and Lived Them [PHOTOS]

Sundance Docs 2016: The People Who Made and Lived Them [PHOTOS]

Documentary directors, producers and subjects all gathered at our Sundance…

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Is the Academy Hurting Most Documentary Filmmakers?

How awards season lures documentaries into wasting money.

124 Documentaries Will Compete for the 2015 Academy Award

124 Documentaries Will Compete for the 2015 Academy Award

The number comes in below last year's 135 titles and 2013's record-breaking…

Updated: 25 Documentary Filmmakers to Follow on Twitter

Updated: 25 Documentary Filmmakers to Follow on Twitter

Here are 25 documentary filmmakers you should be following on Twitter.

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Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How To Think Like a Composer

"Creating an orchestral sound-world is vital to film."

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9 Documentaries to Stream on Netflix Now in Honor of LGBT Pride Month

June is LGBT Pride Month. What better way to commemorate the occasion than…

Hot Docs Director of Programming Charlotte Cook Set to Depart

Hot Docs Director of Programming Charlotte Cook Set to Depart

After overseeing the program for four festivals, Charlotte Cook will depart…

Reality Checks: How Good Pitch Raises Millions of Dollars for Documentaries

Reality Checks: How Good Pitch Raises Millions of Dollars for Documentaries

The documentary pitches are so powerful and often heartbreaking that one…

Watch: Honor The Grateful Dead with Trailer for Tribeca Doc 'The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir'

Watch: Honor The Grateful Dead with Trailer for Tribeca Doc 'The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir'

Calling all Grateful Dead fans!

Frederick Wiseman on How to Stay in the Business of Making Movies for 50 Years

Frederick Wiseman on How to Stay in the Business of Making Movies for 50 Years

"I always try to be extremely straightforward. No bullshit."

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Don't Make These 10 Common Mistakes

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Don't Make These 10 Common Mistakes

Avoid these pitfalls.

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?

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8 Documentary Filmmaking Grants with Deadlines Coming Soon

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

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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.

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How to Take a Regional Story and Give it Mainstream Appeal

Having Michael Chiklis as a narrator helps.



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