Posts Tagged ‘film festivals’

103 – Doc Filmmaking, Festivals, and Podcasting with Thom Powers

Thom Powers has been more in touch with documentary filmmaking and filmmakers than most anyone I know. Which makes sense, since he made docs for about a decade, programs for two of the most prestigious film festivals (TIFF and DOCNYC), and is now the host of the podcast, Pure Nonfiction . Please join us as we have…

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…

52 – 5 Things to Look For in a Fiscal Sponsorship + Conversation with The Film Festival Doctor

5 Things to Look For in a Fiscal Sponsorship The fiscal sponsorship is one of the more critical aspects of a doc filmmaker’s success when seeking funds for their film.  And we take a look at 5 things that can help you decide who might be a good fit as your fiscal sponsor. We discuss:…

28 – 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…