- Doc Memo: Alternate Realities at Sheffield, 7 Facts to Preview New O.J. Simpson Doc
POV's daily list of essential reading for the documentary and independent filmmaking community.
- Giving Thanks for Docs
I was feeling a general sense of gratitude for the world of documentary film. I got to thinking about the many things that I am thankful for.
- POV's Justine Nagan speaks at DOC NYC
Justine Nagan shared insights into her new role as executive director/executive producer of POV and reflections on her days at Kartemquin Films yesterday atDOC NYC’s Insiders Conference.
- Tabitha Jackson Shifts Sundance Institute's Documentary Focus Towards Aesthetics
Doc Soup Man talks with Sundance Institute's documentary program director, Tabitha Jackson, who says she wants make sure "that the doors are opened more widely" for artistic expression in documentary filmmaking.
- The Must-See Documentaries at This Year's DOC NYC Festival
Doc Soup Man picks his top four documentaries for this year's festival.
- The Doc TV to Watch this Veterans Day: Dogs of War
The new A&E reality show Dogs of War captures the healing effects shelter dogs have on war vets suffering from PTSD.
- Film Anatomy: The Needle
Fernanda Rossi worked with filmmakers Carmen Oquendo-Villar, José Correa-Vigier and Felipe Tewes to turn their three rough cuts into one feature documentary, The Needle.
- Film Anatomy: David Bromberg Unsung Treasure
Fernanda Rossi dissects the making of the documentary David Bromberg Unsung Treasure by Beth Toni Kruvant. Read about the filmmaker's smart moves, memorable moments, and what she vows to never do again.
- DOC NYC 2013: Errol Morris's “The Unknown Known” and the Mysteries of Donald Rumsfeld
The nation's largest documentary film festival opened with a "contemplative head-scratcher," a film the legendary director himself told the audience he likes because it's so unsatisfying.
- Film Anatomy: Lucky
Fernanda Rossi dissects the making of the documentary Lucky by filmmaker Laura Checkoway. Read about the filmmaker's smart moves, memorable moments, and what she vows to never do again.
- Film Anatomy: How to Lose Your Virginity
Fernanda Rossi dissects the making of the documentary How to Lose Your Virginity by filmmaker Therese Shechter. Read about the filmmaker's smart moves, memorable moments, and what she vows to never do again.
- Documentary DPs Share Their Craft at DOC NYC
Tom Roston recaps the DOC NYC masterclass on cinematography with directors of photography Alan Jacobsen (Racing Dreams) and Tom Hurwitz (The Queen of Versailles). Panels continue through Thursday.
- A Preview of DOC NYC 2012
Four highlights from the upcoming New York City documentary festival (November 8 - 15, 2012) and a chance to win a pair of tickets to attend select screenings.
- Introducing a New Documentary Series on the Evolution of Documentary
Tom Roston talks with filmmaker David Van Taylor about his new documentary series To Tell The Truth which aims to cover the evolution of documentary while connecting a broader audience to the genre.
- Thom Powers on SundanceNOW's Doc Club
The indie film and documentary lovers over at SundanceNOW cooked up a fun idea, a doc club -- you know, like a book club. It's an engaging way of trying to wed the exploding world of online viewing and the many people who are passionate about watching documentaries.
- Ron Simon on Curating Paley DocFest 2012 and the Impact of Political Documentaries in an Election Year
Ron Simon tells POV how he curates New York City's Paley DocFest, which this year features a handful of politically themes documentaries timed to the November elections.
- Doc Soup: Werner Herzog: 'I am the director'
Who is the director? Albert Maysles and Werner Herzog take two positions after DOC NYC's opening night premiere of Herzog's doc Into the Abyss.
- DOC NYC 2011 Preview
New York's fall documentary festival is back for a second year, with galas Into the Abyss, Lemon and The Island President and a tribute to cinéma vérité pioneer Richard Leacock.