We’ve tried to keep registrations for “Teaching Documentary” open as long as possible, but we have now simply run out of rooms at the Symposium hotel. We’re full!
(Those are actually Brazilian football fans in Munich and no, there isn’t a subway in Cardiff – but the Australia vs. Wales rugby match at the Millennium Stadium that weekend might have something to do with it…)
Barely three weeks to go: here is the latest version of the programme as a PDF. This is still subject to modification, but the content should by and large stay as laid out here.
Teaching Documentary Programme update – Oct 14th 2014
Niels Pagh Andersen. Photo: DocMontevideo
Symposium speaker Niels Pagh Andersen (Editor of “The Act of Killing”) on why documentary storytelling is changing
For delegates wishing to stay on a day or two in Cardiff, there is the Wales vs. Australia rugby match at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday 8th November – but for those who have yet to register for the Symposium, this is a signal not to leave it any longer as hotel rooms are going fast!
Part Two of the NFB blog post by Jovana Jankovic.
Echoes of Victor Kossakovsky’s ten rules for documentary filmmaking – especially number nine: Documentary is the only art, where every aesthetic element almost always has ethical aspects and every ethical aspect can be used aesthetically.
Always an important issue for documentarians - blog post from the NFB by Jovana Jankovic
Filmmaker Zarqa Nawaz, on the set of “Me and The Mosque”, a documentary about the multiple relationships Canadian Muslim women entertain with Islam’s place of worship.
Joe Berlinger & Michael Moore on the changing market for documentary
Two topical posts in quick succession: first Michael Moore’s 13 Rules for Making Documentary Films issued at the Toronto International Film Festival’s sixth annual Doc Conference in September 2014, followed by Joe Berlinger’s response and thoughts on the “Golden Age of Documentaries”
David Sipress for New Yorker