The Blog

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

Louis Theroux leaving BBC to form a production company

Famous documentary film maker Louis Theroux, has announced that he’s leaving his long held position at BBC in order to create a private production company. Louis Theroux has become an iconic documentary film maker and has worked with BBC for decades now. It’s been reported that this decision was made in good spirits and the […]

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Pandora Box Filmmaking Workshop for female authors

There are numerous programs helping to get new voices in the movies industry. One of the most important goals in this regards for more women to get into the industry, especially behind the camera and in the leadership posts. One of the programs that have had great results with this goal is the Pandora Box […]

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Creative Career Programs

Screen Skills has partnered with Creative Careers program to help young people find their way into creative industries such movie making and editing. It’s an exciting and engaging career that employs millions of people but that requires a lot of help to get into. It’s also an art and it’s important for those who want […]

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5 Movies to See at Edinburgh Film Festival

Movie Festival in Edinburgh has a distinct honor of being the longest running film festival in the world and it’s turning 73 this year. During this time, a lot has changed in the movie industry, but the festival has remained relevant both for the industry and for the film maker community in Edinburgh. This year […]

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How Brexit Will Affect UK Film Industry

Brexit will affect every aspect of British public life and UK film industry is no exception. It’s still uncertain who will replace prime minister May and therefore how Brexit itself will unfold. However, the industry itself is preparing for the effects for years now. Even before the actually exit, the industry has felt the increase […]

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Tax Breaks for the UK Film Industries

UK government has a tax policy set to help the film industry. It’s done via a tax relief as is the best way for the governments to subsidies an industry without interfere in how the money will be spent or having too much influence on the content created by it. There are no budget limits […]

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7 Documentaries about US politics to Stream Right Now

Streaming services have made it possible for niche audiences to find the content they are looking for, regardless of how small the niche is. One of such niches is the politics buffs that can now binge movies about politics to satisfy every ideological side. These documentaries shed a light on American politics and provide meaningful […]

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