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We write about the makers and the shakers, and about everything else that’s of interest in the world of documentary film making

Independent Cinema Office launches an online platform

There’s always a need for more resources for those who want to learn about the movie business. It’s a rather closed off industry, that very much depends on the connections within the world of cinema.  That’s why projects such as the one started by Independent Cinema Office (ICO) are so important. They are starting an […]

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Top 6 Documentaries about Filmmaking

There’s something illusive about the art of filmmaking that can only be experienced by making a movie of your own. However, the next best thing to it, is to watch a movie about making a movie. It’s what has inspired so many young authors, since it first gave them a look behind the stage and […]

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What’s happening with Spiderman

A lot has changed in the movie industry in the recent years and an average fan is much more aware of what’s happening behind the scenes. However, it’s still not likely that a viewer goes that deep into corporate relationships that they can understand the dealings behind Spiderman franchise news. Spider recently become a part […]

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Top 6 Programs about the Royal Family to Stream Right Now

The royal family and royalty overall draws attention to itself more than any other facet of the UK culture. It’s rather difficult to say why this is the case, but it may have something to do with being a live link to a different and more whimsical past of the country. The monarchy has also […]

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5 Questions Facing the Movie Industry

At this point, the UK movie industry is doing rather well, both in terms of creativity and in terms of making money. The industry is vibrant and brings in the people from all over the world just to work on the movie project in the UK. It’s also supported by the government in many interesting […]

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Game of Thrones Creators New Netflix Deals

Netflix made a huge acquisition last week by making a long term deal with the most wanted screen writers and show runners in the business right now. David Benioff and DB Weiss the authors most famous for their work on HBO show Game of Thrones are now working with Netflix. What makes this deal so […]

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Disney Plus Announcement

For a while now, Disney was planning to enter into the steaming market that has generated so much revenue for other business in the industry. This was done by their deal with Hulu and with Fox. The deals were to provide Disney with the needed streaming technology and additional content for the site. It was […]

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Funa Maduka to Leave Netflix

Interesting news is coming out of Netflix recently in terms of their staffing decisions. For instance, one of the greatest stars at least when it comes to directors, Funa Maduka has decided to leave the streaming giant and pursue a new career. Their departure was finalized this Friday and it was reported on by everyone […]

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6 Most Important UK Movie Festivals

UK has a large and diverse movie industry. It’s something that’s rather noticeable from the fact that it has dozens of important and influential movie festivals. Those who are interested in the industry should pay attention to these, and especially the smaller ones that are focused on niche and artistic markets. These 6 festivals are […]

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7 British Documentaries to Stream Right Now

There are great documentaries coming from UK that are deserving of the world wide audience and that audience is usually there because of the prevalence of steaming services. Some of these have already found their audience while others are hidden gems. These documentaries could cover pretty much any interest from politics to zoology and they […]

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Sheffield DocFest Appoints Cíntia Gil as Festival Director

There has been huge news in the world of documentary film making. Cíntia Gil will be the new festival director of the Sheffield Doc/Fest. She’s coming over from Lisbon to take on the new job. Gil had the same role in the Lisbon documentary movie festival as well. She will take on her new role in […]

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