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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.

'Citizenfour,' 'Time of Death' Honored at IDA Documentary Awards

'Citizenfour,' 'Time of Death' Honored at IDA Documentary Awards

Laura Poitras' Edward Snowden documentary took home the top honor at the…

Watch: Amir Bar-Lev Describes the Ghost Film of 'Happy Valley'

Watch: Amir Bar-Lev Describes the Ghost Film of 'Happy Valley'

Director Amir Bar-Lev describes "Happy Valley" as two films; one is the film…

Watch: 'Alive Inside' Director, Subjects Discuss Relationship Between Music and Memory

Watch: 'Alive Inside' Director, Subjects Discuss Relationship Between Music and Memory

You'll even get the opportunity to participate in an exercise where you will…

Watch: 'Supermensch' Director Mike Myers Describes Shep Gordon as a Showman and a Shaman

Watch: 'Supermensch' Director Mike Myers Describes Shep Gordon as a Showman and a Shaman

The fanboy-ing doesn't just stop there.

Watch: 'Code Black' Director on Juggling Medical Residency & Filmmaking

Watch: 'Code Black' Director on Juggling Medical Residency & Filmmaking

Ryan McGarry took the IDA stage to talk about wearing two hats to make the…

Watch: 'Point and Shoot' Director Marshall Curry On Being Pursued By His Subject

Watch: 'Point and Shoot' Director Marshall Curry On Being Pursued By His Subject

What's the secret to getting a well-known documentary filmmaker to make a…

Watch: 4 Things We Learned About Roger Ebert from 'Life Itself' Director & Chaz Ebert

Watch: 4 Things We Learned About Roger Ebert from 'Life Itself' Director & Chaz Ebert

Last Monday "Life Itself" director Steve James and Roger Ebert's wife Chaz…

Watch: 'The Great Invisible' Director on Being Confused for a Spy and Taking on Big Oil

Watch: 'The Great Invisible' Director on Being Confused for a Spy and Taking on Big Oil

Director Margaret Brown opened up about being mistaken for a spy and relivin…

Here's How to Make a Career in Documentary Filmmaking

Here's How to Make a Career in Documentary Filmmaking

Last week, the International Documentary Association and the Academy of…

From Robert Redford to 'RuPaul's Drag Race': The IDA Announces Eclectic Honorees for 2014

From Robert Redford to 'RuPaul's Drag Race': The IDA Announces Eclectic Honorees for 2014

The IDA honoree gala will be held on December 5, as a part of the awards'…

Here's Why We Need More Women and Minority Filmmakers

Here's Why We Need More Women and Minority Filmmakers

In her keynote address at the "Getting Real" Documentary Film Conference in…

Director Alex Gibney's IDA Speech on The Folly of Objectivity and Why He's Drawn to Abuses of Power

Director Alex Gibney's IDA Speech on The Folly of Objectivity and Why He's Drawn to Abuses of Power

At their annual awards ceremony last Sunday, The International Documentary…

'The Square' Leads IDA Award Winners

'The Square' Leads IDA Award Winners

Jehane Noujaim’s Egyptian Revolution doc “The Square” led the winners of the…

Watch: 'Free Angela' Filmmaker Shola Lynch On Being Pigeonholed As a Black Female Filmmaker

Watch: 'Free Angela' Filmmaker Shola Lynch On Being Pigeonholed As a Black Female Filmmaker

Second-time filmmaker Shola Lynch, having just finished her first project…

Watch: 'Two: The Story of Roman & Nyro' Filmmakers Discuss the Reaction to the Film

Watch: 'Two: The Story of Roman & Nyro' Filmmakers Discuss the Reaction to the Film

Heather Winters had already been a producer on several documentary films,…

International Documentary Association to Honor Alex Gibney and Laura Poitras

International Documentary Association to Honor Alex Gibney and Laura Poitras

The International Documentary Association (IDA) has announced their top awar…

International Documentary Association Announces New Screening Series

International Documentary Association Announces New Screening Series

Beginning in 1997, the International Documentary Association's DocuWeeks…


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