Posts Tagged ‘international documentary association’

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…

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.…

44 – How to Be a One Person Crew + Conversation with Filmmaker & Co-founder of Kartemquin Films, Gordon Quinn

Gordon Quinn has been making documentary films for over 50+ years with his landmark company, Kartemquin Films.   You may not know his name, but you’ve most likely seen one, if not a number of the films that he has been associated with.  His impact has been so extensive and so broad in the field…