News, updates, and opinions from the biz side of documentary.
The CRTC gave a resounding and historic 'no' to Bell's bid to acquire Astral Media. What does that mean for the Canadian landscape?
What does it mean for film festivals to be at the core of the art and business of independent filmmaking, and what are the rights of artists?
Knowledge Network pledges to provide a commercial-free space that connects audiences with independent thinkers and independent voices.
March forward, docmakers! You have nothing to lose but your chains. March along your own path, on a wing and a prayer!
Whether it comes to commissioning a composer to create a score for a film or paying high fees for the permission to use songs, for a lot of documentary filmmakers, music is
I’ve finally hit my patience limit with the paperwork required by broadcasters and funding agencies to make a television documentary.
Laura Sky's non-profit SkyWorks Foundation has led to three decades of what she calls “wildly participatory” documentary filmmaking about society’s forgotten people.
"Ever since Bell Media announced its $3.38-billion purchase (subject to regulatory approval) of Astral Media, I’ve been worried," notes our policy columnist.
Whatever you want to call it—reality TV, docu-series, docu-soap—unscripted television is being watched by more people around the globe than ever. With this popularity has come a new breed of storytellers,
With Harper’s new federal austerity budget we are subjected to attacks on things like seniors, the environment, public health and—what a cliché—arts and culture.