In documentaries, women dominate the roster of editors working on the most compelling films and television series. To understand the current landscape in documentary editing, from the perspective of acclaimed female editors, we invited Kate Amend (The Keepers, The Case Against 8);...
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In the Docs Get Graphic Master Class, Emmy-nominated filmmaker Neil Berkeley explores using graphic design and animation to enhance a documentary's visual grammar and bring characters and narratives to life. Berkeley demystifies simple to complex design elements that bring an artistic and...
- June 21, 2018Since IDA's DocuClub was relaunched in 2016 as a forum for sharing and soliciting feedback about works-in-progress, many DocuClub alums have since
- May 1, 2018The 2018 Sundance Film Festival kicked off for me at the Firelight Media party at the Kickstarter Lodge, with a fired-up crowd anticipating the Women
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In this Master Class presented by Austin Film Society and IDA, Robert Greene (who is also the Filmmaker In Chief at the University of Missouri's Murray Center for Documentary Journalism), discusses documentary storytelling, filmmaking ethics, creating...
- May 17, 2016It's tempting to give the short film short shrift. Is less less ? Is less more ? Or is less the same ? Various mechanisms allow the short to
- May 17, 2016Editor's Note: This article is adapted from the fourth edition of Sheila Curran Bernard's Documentary Storytelling: Creative Nonfiction on Screen (