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Sundance 2017: New Frontier Announced

sundance 2017This post is a pointer to the second lineup announcement for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. This year’s selections in the New Frontier section may be found here.

The remaining non-competition feature sections will be revealed in further announcements.

If you missed yesterday’s announcement, the US and World Cinema Documentary and Dramatic Competitions, plus NEXT, click here.

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Sundance 2017: Competition & NEXT Lineups Announced

sundance 2017As the lineup of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival is revealed, I’ll be including pointers here. The US and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions, plus the NEXT section, have just been announced today here.

Pointers for other sections will follow as they are announced over the next week.

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IDFA 2016 Overview, Part Two

idfaYesterday’s post explored the competitive sections of the 29th edition of IDFA. Industry heading to Amsterdam for the festival tomorrow also have scores of titles to check out which are screening outside of competition, the focus of today’s follow-up: Continue reading

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IDFA 2016 Overview, Part One

idfaWhile DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, continues this week, IDFA, the biggest nonfiction event in the world, kicks off on Wednesday, November 16. The Dutch festival will once again present approximately 170 new and recent documentary features, in addition to shorts, interactive, and retrospective work, before it comes to a close on Sunday, November 27. Today’s first of two posts takes a closer look at IDFA’s competitions, while tomorrow’s presents highlights from the non-competitive sections. Continue reading

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2016 DOC NYC in Focus: DOC NYC PRO – Show Me the Money Day

overview6Panel series DOC NYC PRO comes to a close for 2016 on Thursday, November 17 with Show Me the Money Day: An essential exploration of financing and sustainability in nonfiction filmmaking. Continue reading

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2016 DOC NYC in Focus: Shorts

clinica-emergencyMy preview of 2016 DOC NYC film programming concludes with a look at our Shorts offerings, which have once again expanded to include special presentations in addition to thematic programs, shorts screening before features, and student film focused DOC NYC U: Continue reading

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2016 DOC NYC in Focus: DOC NYC PRO – Smart Producing Day

overview8Wednesday, November 16, the penultimate day of DOC NYC‘s popular panel series, DOC NYC PRO, puts the focus on an essential part of the filmmaking process: Smart Producing Day: Continue reading

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