It’s been sixteen years since the release of The Corporation introduced a wealth of exciting strategies for producing, promoting, and distributing Canadian documentaries that seek not just to enlighten viewers but give
As the film industry logs on to the first virtual edition of the Marché du Film at the Cannes Film Festival, filmmakers are in an unprecedented situation. For the four teams of
A new survey released today and conducted by the Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) reveals the effects of COVID on productions nationwide.
Down with access, impact, and story! Let’s reclaim what we value in the films we love to make, and the films we love to watch. Let’s reimagine what festivals can mean.
Perhaps in light of our industry’s exposed vulnerability, Parliament’s appreciation for who we are and what we do will inform new legislation that can stabilize and improve the entire industry and our
Michelle van Beusekom discusses her new role as executive director of the Documentary Organization of Canada, stepping into the role just as the COVID-19 pandemic erupted, and her career in documentary to
On Thursday, March 26, the Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) hosted an industry-wide forum to discuss the effects of COVID-19. Representatives from various funders, broadcasters, and industry stakeholders joined DOC in getting
There’s something about documentary that’s always drawn female artists. But how much progress is the industry actually making on its commitments to gender parity and advancing opportunities for women in key creative
It is perhaps impossible to assess the impact of the body of work created by Canada’s National Film Board (NFB; ONF en français) on our national culture—or, indeed, on international cinematic culture.