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

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

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

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

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?

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…



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