This year the international documentary festival in Nyon celebrated multiple anniversaries with a wide-ranging programme, large audiences, and a focus on poetic docs.
With three feature documentaries behind him, all dealing with some of the big conflicts of our time, Erik Gandini is a politically committed filmmaker and part of a new generation with a new approach to documentary style
Festivals around the USA report that independent American filmmakers are presently making the documentary a genre worth talking about
Two recurring questions - the legitimacy of staging in documentary, and considerations of the audience - were among the main discussion themes at a seminar held during the 10th Balticum Film & TV Festival on the Danish island of Bornholm this past June
Denis Freyd founded the production company Archipel 33 in 1988
American filmmaker Jessica Yu won this year‘s Oscar for best documentary short for her film Breathing Lessons, on the physically handicapped poet and journalist Mark O'Brien. ULLA JACOBSEN met her at the Festivals of Festivals in Århus, Denmark.
Viktor Kossakovksy's film Sreda (“Wednesday”) is one of this year’s most celebrated documentaries. Tue Steen Müller met the Russian director at the Balticum Film & TV Festival, where Sreda won the main prize.