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Saluting the 25 Best Docs! Nov/Dec 2007

We look at the past, present and future of the major points of growth that have served to revolutionize the genre as an art form and as a business.

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Features

  • Green is Turning Gold for Environmental Films

    Filmmaker Greg MacGillivray reflects on the...
  • Distressing History: Documentary as a Re-creational Vehicle

    The head of 'American Experience' looks at the...
  • Those 'Dam Docs!: IDFA is the Gold Standard for Nonfiction Festivals

    IDFA's founder and director, Ally Derks, reflects...
  • The Accidental Doc Distributor: Surprising Success Leads to a Taste for Nonfiction Films

    By Mark Urman My first successful documentary was...
  • The New Age of Independent Distribution

    As part of our 25th anniversary essays,...
  • Docunomics: The Money, Markets and Business of Nonfiction

    Looking back at the past 25 years of the doc...
  • IDA's Top 25 Documentaries

    In conjunction with IDA's 25 th anniversary...
  • Backstory: Young IDA and her Radical Roots

    IDA Founder Linda Buzzell tells the story of how...
  • Silver Anniversary Soundings: Doc Makers Reflect on 25 Years

    The Community Looks Back on the Evolution of Docs...
  • Telling Real People's Stories: Shelia Nevins Reflects on Her HBO's Tenure

    A look back at the documentary genre with Shelia...
  • Future Doc: The View from Sundance

    As part of our collection of 25th anniversary...
  • Pandora's Dox: Opening the Doors to What It Means to Be Human

    As part of a collection of 25th Anniversary...
  • Making Lenny Lipton Proud: Learning to Be a Truly Independent Filmmaker

    Steven Okazaki reflects on his documentary career.