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Watch: How to Turn a Pop Star into a Political Candidate (Exclusive)

Watch: How to Turn a Pop Star into a Political Candidate (Exclusive)

"The whole concept was if you're a fly on the wall and you're seeing…

Watch: 'Song of Lahore' Directors Reveal Why the Film Almost Unraveled (Exclusive)

Watch: 'Song of Lahore' Directors Reveal Why the Film Almost Unraveled (Exclusive)

"Unfortunately in the West, the news organizations didn't really pay much…

Watch: 'Cartel Land' Director Matthew Heineman Opens Up About Filming in an Active War Zone

Watch: 'Cartel Land' Director Matthew Heineman Opens Up About Filming in an Active War Zone

The documentary "Cartel Land" is expected to be a major awards contender…

Watch: Gabriel London Reveals Why 'The Mind of Mark DeFriest' Took 13 Years to Film (Exclusive)

Watch: Gabriel London Reveals Why 'The Mind of Mark DeFriest' Took 13 Years to Film (Exclusive)

"There's something wrong with a prison system that has become a catch-all…

Watch: 'The Russian Woodpecker' Crew on Paranoia, Propaganda and Learning English From 'Game of Thrones'

Watch: 'The Russian Woodpecker' Crew on Paranoia, Propaganda and Learning English From 'Game of Thrones'

"There is always someone to be held responsible."

Watch: Oscar Winner Davis Guggenheim Shares Why 'He Named Me Malala' Had to Be a Documentary (Exclusive)

Watch: Oscar Winner Davis Guggenheim Shares Why 'He Named Me Malala' Had to Be a Documentary (Exclusive)

The Academy Award-winning documentary director joined Indiewire…

International Documentary Association Announces 3rd Annual Documentary Screening Series, Including 'Amy,' 'Meru' and More

International Documentary Association Announces 3rd Annual Documentary Screening Series, Including 'Amy,' 'Meru' and More

Davis Guggenheim's "He Named Me Malala" is set to open the series, followed…

Fair vs. Balanced: The Difference for This Documentary Filmmaker

Fair vs. Balanced: The Difference for This Documentary Filmmaker

Two-time Oscar nominee Marshall Curry, director of "Point and Shoot,"…

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…