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Dispatches from IDFA 2014: Days 1-6

Dispatches from IDFA 2014: Days 1-6

IDFA 2014 officially opened on Wednesday, November 19 in the jam-packed main hall Amsterdam’s beautiful Tuschinski  cinema. At the opening ceremony, two awards were handed out: Sjoerd Oostrik received the €125,000 Mediafonds Documentary Award towards the realisation of his film Hier is het nooit stil, a plan developed during the IDFA-Mediafonds Workshop. Documentary filmmaker Jessica Gorter received the €50,000

Contest: “Tell Me Something: Advice from Documentary Filmmakers” E-Book Giveaway

What can you learn from the world’s best documentary filmmakers? In Tell Me Something,  60 admired filmmakers were asked for one piece of advice. Then their picture was taken. Tell Me Something is a creative manual and an inspiration generator. In Tell Me Something, veteran filmmakers like Barbara Kopple, Albert Maysles, Michael Apted, Frederick Wiseman, Robert Drew, Martin Scorsese, Michael Moore, DA Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus and Errol Morris and

FIRST TIME FEST The Second Time Around – Kick-Off & Submissions Announcement

The Second Time Around for FIRST TIME FEST is set for April 3 – 7, 2014, announced Fest Co-Founders Johanna Bennett and Mandy Ward at a kick-off event at FTF’s new home, NeueHouse which will act as the primary location for panels, workshops, selected film presentations, parties and the filmmaker lounge.   FTF will continue to present film

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