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A Holistic Approach to Documentary Success: Four Key Takeaways from DOC NYC

by Erica Ginsberg via filmmaker magazine


With more than 200 films and events, DOC NYC has become the largest documentary film festival in the United States. It has also become a must-stop for emerging and established filmmakers who want to deepen their craft through DOC NYC PRO, a series of panels and master classes with industry leaders. I attended the festival this week and my colleague Cheree Dillon and I live-blogged every panel for The D-Word, the worldwide online community for documentary filmmakers. What I came away with were four important things emerging documentary filmmaker should learn (and every veteran should remind themselves of as well!) in the rapidly changing field of documentary filmmaking. Read more…


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