Author

DCM: Day 5

Documentary

10th March, 2012

How to: Write Treatments | How to: Titles, Tag-lines and the Elevator Pitch with Mark Atkin Following last night’s tour of Bavarian drinking culture,

Read more

DCM: Day 4

Documentary

9th March, 2012

The “Pre-roll”, with Roger Graef Last night finished with a screening of a fantastic film called Hold Me Tight, Let Me Go, shot and directed by

Read more

DCM: Day 3

Documentary

8th March, 2012

Workshop with Tom Roberts Today was our final day of group workshops and today it was Tom Roberts we had to impress. In only three days the progression of

Read more

DCM: Day 2

Documentary

7th March, 2012

After yesterday’s jam packed and very insightful sessions I awoke slightly jaded and had to energise myself with less chocolate and more fruit for

Read more

DCM: Day 1

Documentary

6th March, 2012

An Introduction to the Campus with Mark Atkin & Manuela Winkler We started the day with a bizarre breakfast of chocolate muesli and boiled eggs then

Read more

DCM: Meet ‘n’ Greet

Documentary

5th March, 2012

This is the first in a series of posts from Benjamin Wigley & Anna Griffin as they attend the Documentary Campus Masterschool to develop the feature

Read more

Hot Docs 2011: Day 4

Documentary, Film Festival

7th May, 2011

The day began with the summit talk where top commissioners and broadcasters discussed the ways in which they open up funding opportunities and slots in

Read more

Hot Docs 2011: Day 3

Documentary, Film Festival

5th May, 2011

After a late night hanging out with the SDI, I went up to the Rogers industry centre to listen to a talk from some of the filmmakers who have feature docs

Read more

Hot Docs 2011: Day 2

Documentary, Film Festival

4th May, 2011

My day started with a forum discussion with some documentary broadcasters from True Stories, Discovery, POV and High Fidelity HD. It was interesting to hear

Read more

Hot Docs 2011: Day 1

Documentary, Film Festival

3rd May, 2011

This year my film PS Your Mystery Sender has been selected for the Hot Docs Film Festival in Toronto. Fortunately, they also invited me here to support it.

Read more

Doc/Fest 2010: Saturday

Documentary, Film Festival

6th November, 2010

Saturday began with the excellent Russian film My Perestroika. The film explores the political situation in Russia through the stories of two history

Read more

Doc/Fest 2010: Friday

Documentary, Film Festival

5th November, 2010

Friday began with a talk on Arts Docs, with an illustrious panel including Tabitha Jackson (C4), Kate Vogel (the Tate), James Hunt (Sky Arts & BBC) and

Read more