Posts Tagged ‘ida’

97 – Understanding Doc Society with Maxyne Franklin

Doc Society (formerly BritDoc) is a non-profit that has been working directly with documentary filmmakers since its inception in 2005, to make the most impact in the world with their art.  Whether with their flagship program, Good Pitch, their Impact Award, the Impact Field Guide, or the number of grants that they offer, Doc Society…

91 – Doc Filmmakers Getting Real, with Claire Aguilar

Getting Real is a biennial conference put on by International Documentary Association (IDA) to foster three days of documentary media discussion, with documentary filmmaker’s sustainability at the core of its discussion.  Along with the theme of sustainability, the 2018 conference will see the themes of transparency and creativity being added to the discussion.   At…

58 – The Importance of IDA for the Doc Filmmaker with Simon Kilmurry

The International Documentary Association (IDA) has been nurturing, guiding, and contributing to the projects and lives of documentary filmmakers since its inception in 1982.  In the organisation’s words However, for many of us doc filmmakers who are not really connected to IDA, it can seem like a daunting or even elite organisation if we don’t…

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:…

51 – The Imposter Syndrome + Conversation with Doc Filmmaker, Lourdes Portillo

Do you consider yourself a documentary filmmaker or is that a term that you are hesitant to give yourself? Is there something that is holding you back from your first documentary film? Perhaps what’s keeping you from being a doc filmmaker, or making your doc film, or living your doc life, is something called imposter syndrome.…