The Lens Reflected: What Stories & Storytellers Get the Green Light in Documentary’s Streaming Age?"
New Study From The Center For Media & Social Impact Reveals Race and Gender Disparities Among Documentary Directors And Protagonists
Negotiating Social Impact Rights in Documentary Film
The Negotiating Social Impact Rights in Documentary Film guide provides tangible guidance to assist filmmakers working in social impact today. It is aimed at helping filmmakers, especially independent and relatively new filmmakers, navigate their social impact work in the multi-platform, streaming age of documentary. It also offers recommendations for how effective collaborations with sales agents and funders can help support filmmaker efforts around social impact.
State of the Documentary Field
CMSI's biennial State of the Documentary Field study, in association with the International Documentary Association (IDA), was first launched in 2016 to investigate the contemporary experiences of all documentary professionals.This initiative is supported by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts' Media Arts program. In 2020, the survey went global.