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The State of the Documentary Field: 2016 Survey of Documentary Industry Members
Beyond The Hashtags: #Ferguson, #Blacklives examines the #Blacklivesmatter movement’s uses of online media in 2014-2015.
An examination of the (2014 - 2016) of Oscar-shortlisted, -nominated and -winning documentary films.
This report examines risks and resources for filmmakers challenging the status quo.
Visual arts community launches Code of Best Practices in Fair Use!
Public TV remains leading source of diverse programming.
“Stand Up Planet” Impact Evaluation Demonstrates Power of Comedy for Change
Our latest report takes an in-depth look at the range of media impact tools currently available.
The filmmakers at CreativeChaos, whose projects aim to be “provocative and that move the dial on the cultural conversation” and have “artistic merit, commercial viability, and social...
Meet Katie Galloway, one of the directors of "The Return"
RT @CatyBC: On making a movie about biracial identity, 50 years post-Loving v. Virginia. Thanks @IDAorg for publishing. https://t.co/Lpi2j4
RT @MediaFunders: Most progress in representation of people of color seen in documentaries: https://t.co/lOhMSrMwLS @CMSImpact @IDAorg #doc
RT @CatyBC: Honored to be here at @IDAorg #DocsGetReal [@AU_SOC @CMSImpact] https://t.co/cDPjgl2UDa
RT @americareframed: STATE OF DOCS: Challenges include funding, career sustainability; motivations include "golden age" & the future #docsg
RT @povdocs: .@CMSImpact found that one of the main source of funding for documentary is public TV. https://t.co/ADa08zUBr7
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