By Shira Rockowitz and Kristin Feeley We’re delighted to announce the 12 fellows selected to participate in the second edition of the Sundance Institute Producers
A still from “The Territory,” by Alex Pritz, an official selection of the World Cinema: Documentary Competition at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of
With the Emmys done and dusted (including a couple statuettes being taken home by Lucy and Desi), we’re now fully in the swing of the
By Stephanie Ornelas When Mark Monroe first got into documentary filmmaking, he didn’t know there was a role for writers. Now, after working as the
This month, DFP Director Cara Mertes looks back at the Documentary Film Program over the last decade, and how it is evolving as a global resource for contemporary documentary filmmaking.
Tabitha Jackson is approaching her first anniversary as director of the Documentary Film Program at Sundance Institute. This week she spoke at DOC NYC to shares some thoughts on the cultural value of documentary film, the contemporary documentary landscape, and shared a personal promise as well as a call-to-action for the year to come.Thanks to Thom and Raphaela for having me.
[Pictured: Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People] By Stephanie Ornelas Over the past month, you’ve heard from members of our
The director goes out into the field to tell a story. They shoot hundreds of hours of footage and return home to—what people in the documentary world often call their marriage—their artistic life partner, their editor. The role of the documentary film editor is often unseen (which may be a good thing as one editor tells us).
photo courtesy of American Promise by Aramide Tinubu Education has always been seen as a golden ticket in this country. In 2015, the Schott Foundation
We know, we know, it’s pretty crazy to think that the next iteration of the Sundance Film Festival is only three months away. But with
Tracy Droz Tragos is an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and co-director of the work-in-progress film “Rich Hill.” To learn more about Rich Hill, go to www.richhillfilm.