November 25, 2008

Dispatches from IDFA

Documentary Editor
Tom White has been at in Amsterdam,
at IDFA, over the past few days,
serving on one jury for two competitions: the Silver Wolf, for mid-length docs;
and the Silver Cub, for short docs. The Queen Mother of all doc fests, IDFA is
unspooling over 300 films over a ten-day period; Tom and his fellow jurors are
reviewing 31 of those-in five days. He'll be filling us in on his adventures in
The Netherlands this week.

Day One: Taking Flight

Days 2 and 3: Meet The Jurors

Days 4 through 6: Still Lost in Amsterdam, 'Rough Aunties,' APD Blue

Days 7 and 8--Deliberation Day, ParaDocs, 'Capturing Reality'