80 – Hacking the Documentary Film Festival, Part One

It’s that time again to turn our attention to breaking down the barriers of that ever-elusive filmmaking animal that we’ve all come to respect and love, but few of us truly understand… the film festival.   Last year, we ran a two-part special on the subject of the film festival for the documentary festival. Lyndon Stone,…

TDL Highlights of 2017

Highlights of 2017 As 2017 draws to a close, it feels like a good time to look back in honor and reflection on the year that was here at TDL, and to then look forward to what will be in 2018.   As we did last year, we took some choice clips from our shared…

The World of the Documentary Film Festival, Part One

Documentary Film Festival, Part One Welcome to part one of a very special two-part series that explores the mysterious world of the documentary film festival from the perspective of the filmmaker as well as the director of a film festival.   In part one we will examine this topic via conversations with well-known New Zealand…