Documentary Landscapes
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Documentary Landscapes
A look at documentary filmmaking practices and how they're evolving
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Sundance Programmer Mike Plante On Going Places with Short Films

Sundance Programmer Mike Plante On Going Places with Short Films | Documentary Landscapes | Scoop.it
The Independent Filmmaker Project fosters the development, production and promotion of hundreds of feature and documentary films a year.
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My belief is that if your story is compelling, it doesn't matter what length your film may be. In fact, I think that short films today hold more weight with the internet being a more viable platform for shorter length content. 

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Fair Trade for Filmmakers: Is It Time For Festivals To Share Their Revenue?

Fair Trade for Filmmakers: Is It Time For Festivals To Share Their Revenue? | Documentary Landscapes | Scoop.it
Over the past 20 years or so, film festivals have beget more film festivals like rabbits on alkyl nitrates.
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Really intersting debate over whether or not filmmakers should make money from film festivals.

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A growing push for data-driven documentary filmmaking | Current.org

A growing push for data-driven documentary filmmaking | Current.org | Documentary Landscapes | Scoop.it

Wendy Levy, the director of arts consultancy group New Arts AXIS, called for documentary filmmakers to embrace big data tools as a permanent part of their storytelling process during the keynote address at the Media That Matters Conference, held Feb. 15 in Washington, D.C.

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