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What’s the future without festivals going to be like?

What’s the future without festivals going to be like?

This year is like no other in many ways. Almost every part of our lives is a bit disrupted by the epidemic we’re all fighting and chances are that some of these changes will stay with us for a long period of time. For instance, this will be the first time that there...

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Tribeca film institute documentary fund

Tribeca film institute documentary fund

Tribeca film institute came out of the film festival of the same name and it has the same values and the same aesthetic when it comes to film. The institute also features a fund that’s used to help support and finance promising documentary films. It supports feature...

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How to submit a film for the Big Sky Festival?

How to submit a film for the Big Sky Festival?

Big Sky Festival is one of the largest and most popular documentary film festivals in the country and it has the widest selection of movies. They are usually separated by theme and there’s over a 150 films shown every year. The festival also provides the opportunity...

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Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

Big sky documentary film festival is one of the biggest film festivals in the US and it’s the biggest one in the north west. The festival is a part of the institute made to promote the nonfiction storytelling in film. It brings stories from around the world to the...

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How to Make investing in Documentary Films Profitable?

How to Make investing in Documentary Films Profitable?

Investing in any artistic project creates a certain duality because it rarely happens that the interest of the finance behind the project and the artistic interest are one of the same. This is especially the case with documentary movie projects that also have a duty...

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Most Important Film Festivals for a Documentary Film Makers

Most Important Film Festivals for a Documentary Film Makers

Film festivals play a big role in the movie industry and especially so in the documentary film business. It’s a chance for a new and up and coming director to get the recognition from the industry but also to mingle and make deal and fund your future projects. The...

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How Streaming is changing documentaries

How Streaming is changing documentaries

Streaming services have been a big part of the entertainment economy for a while now and they are now seriously jeopardizing traditional mediums. This goes beyond cinemas and cable TVs. Talks shows and documentaries, as well as long form journalism is also being...

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How to Market and Distribute your Documentary

How to Market and Distribute your Documentary

Being a documentary filmmaker puts you in a strange position. Those who create documentaries and any other art form for that matter, are usually introspective and artistic. At the same time, they are often public and civic minded since those are topics that...

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The Documentary Film Bubble

The Documentary Film Bubble

At this point it can be said that the documentary film market is booming. There are more documentary films being made and more films being watched than ever before. They are also more culturally and politically influential than they were in the long time. However,...

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Sundance documentary fund

Sundance documentary fund

Sundance film festival is one of the most well-known and popular festivals oriented towards indie and artistic movies. Being noticed at a Sundance festival can mean that you’re starting a career in the movie business that can go beyond these small scale pictures. It...

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How to Make Money as a Documentary Filmmaker?

How to Make Money as a Documentary Filmmaker?

It’s often claimed that documentary film making isn’t the profession that you go into, in order to earn a lot of money. This is somewhat true, since there are many more lucrative professions, and more lucrative professions within the film industry. However, there are...

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Why We Need Documentary Preservation

Why We Need Documentary Preservation

Documentary preservation is the topic that’s making its way around the industry for a while. It’s about digitalizing old archive footage from long lost documentary as well as the outtakes that were made during production. The database of these clips would then be...

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Educational opportunities for young documentary film makers?

Educational opportunities for young documentary film makers?

It’s essential that young filmmakers have a chance to learn about the craft and the business behind making documentary movies. This gives the industry an influx of new and fresh authors and it gives a chance to young people to start an interesting and creative career....

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