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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…

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, Filmmakers: You're Free! Sundance Institute's Documentary Program Abolishes Deadlines

Attention, Filmmakers: You're Free! Sundance Institute's Documentary Program Abolishes Deadlines

The prestigious program will be accepting applications on a rolling basis…

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Hot Docs Forum is Open for Submissions

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Hot Docs Forum is Open for Submissions

It's that time of year... time to submit your non-fiction project to the…

'CITIZENFOUR' Director Laura Poitras to Receive Inaugural DOC NYC Award

'CITIZENFOUR' Director Laura Poitras to Receive Inaugural DOC NYC Award

'CITIZENFOUR' director Laura Poitras will receive DOC NYC's first Robert and…

Watch: 'Happy Valley' Trailer Exposes the Sandusky Penn State Scandal

Watch: 'Happy Valley' Trailer Exposes the Sandusky Penn State Scandal

Distributed by Music Box Films, here's the trailer for director Amir Bar-Lev…

Documentary Subjects Fight Oil Addiction in Three Exclusive Posters from 'Pump'

Documentary Subjects Fight Oil Addiction in Three Exclusive Posters from 'Pump'

The subjects of these three exclusive posters all have their own ways of…

Here's Why Empathy is The Key to Good Storytelling

Here's Why Empathy is The Key to Good Storytelling

In this guest post, the filmmakers of the forthcoming feature documentary,…

8 New Documentaries Streaming on Netflix Now: 'Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me,' 'Gideon's Army' and More

8 New Documentaries Streaming on Netflix Now: 'Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me,' 'Gideon's Army' and More

Check out these 8 new documentaries streaming on Netflix now.

Michael Moore Announced as Speaker for 39th Toronto International Film Festival, Special Screening and More

Michael Moore Announced as Speaker for 39th Toronto International Film Festival, Special Screening and More

With the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) happening in early…

New Frederick Wiseman Documentary 'National Gallery' Slated for November Release

New Frederick Wiseman Documentary 'National Gallery' Slated for November Release

Earlier this week Zipporah Films announced that Cannes Directors' Fortnight…

Chaz Ebert Will Host a Google Hangout in Honor of Roger Ebert's Birthday and the Upcoming 'Life Itself'

Chaz Ebert Will Host a Google Hangout in Honor of Roger Ebert's Birthday and the Upcoming 'Life Itself'

In honor of the late Roger Ebert's birthday June 18, Chaz Ebert, along with…

Gravitas Ventures Acquires North American Rights to '21 Years: Richard Linklater' Documentary

Gravitas Ventures Acquires North American Rights to '21 Years: Richard Linklater' Documentary

"21 Years: Richard Linklater" follows the first 21 years of the director's…

Napa Valley Film Festival Announces Artists-in-Residence Program For Documentaries and Contest Worth $10k

Napa Valley Film Festival Announces Artists-in-Residence Program For Documentaries and Contest Worth $10k

November's 4th Annual Napa Valley Film Festival, which already prides itself…

Roger Ebert Documentary 'Life Itself' Gets a Poster

Roger Ebert Documentary 'Life Itself' Gets a Poster

Although "Life Itself," the documentary about the career and life of legenda…

San Francisco Film Society Announces Winners of 2014 Documentary Film Fund

San Francisco Film Society Announces Winners of 2014 Documentary Film Fund

Earlier today the San Francisco Film Society announced the three winners for…

Exclusive: Oscilloscope Picks Up Britpop Doc 'Pulp: A Film About Life, Death, And Supermarkets'

Exclusive: Oscilloscope Picks Up Britpop Doc 'Pulp: A Film About Life, Death, And Supermarkets'

Following 25 years in the music scene and over 10 million records sold,…

Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #2: Ed Perkins on the Four Year Payoff for Documentary 'Garnet's Gold'

Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #2: Ed Perkins on the Four Year Payoff for Documentary 'Garnet's Gold'

After working on a bunch of behind-the-scene documentaries for larger,…

Watch: Trailer for 2014 Tribeca Documentary Short 'Amanda F---ing Palmer on the Rocks'

Watch: Trailer for 2014 Tribeca Documentary Short 'Amanda F---ing Palmer on the Rocks'

The unofficial theme of this years' Tribeca Film Festival must be music…

Attention New Yorkers: Here's Your Chance to Film Your City

Attention New Yorkers: Here's Your Chance to Film Your City

"Your Day. Your City. Your Future." is a 24-hour, city-wide film collaborati…