For documentary makers, treasure troves of material, in every type of medium from video cassettes to stills to audio recordings to classified documents, are often the foundation for films, which otherwise could not have been made.
This year's Sundance Film Festival will take place mostly on their new online platform, from 28 Jan to 3 Feb. It's always a fascinating start to the year, so here is a small selection of the many documentaries we'll be looking out for.
Interested in making a Desktop Documentary? You probably have all the tools you need right in front of you, but if you're looking for tips to get started and a little inspiration, here are some resources to help you on your way.
DocHouse Conversations, series two of our documentarry pdocast continues! Our host Carol Nahra will be talking to three filmmakers, the films which influenced them and more. Our guest for the next episode will be two-time Emmy and Peabody-winning documentarian Katerina Cizek.
DocHouse Conversations are thrilled to come back for a second mini-series. For this episode Carol is in conversation with award-winning director José Padilha.
Turn up the volume for this selection of music docs about fearless women artists who broke the mould and inspired generations.
We've invited curator, moderator and Senior Research Fellow at The Bartlett's Institute for Global Prosperity, Hanna Baumann, to tell us more about creating the upcoming programme Art & the Toxic Politics of Waste.
Let's Get Lost with these illuminating jazz docs, from profiles of the greats to surveys of the genre. Mood? Indigo.
Joe Lee, winner of our last short-docs competition shares his top filmmaking tips. Watch his tutorial vlog, and don't miss to enter our next competitions!
As an introduction to Palestinian nonfiction cinema, in the run up to our event with Mai Masri on 13th Nov, filmmaker Saeed Taji Farouky has compiled this list of docs available online about Palestine and Palestinian people.
How well do we really know our parents? What happens when we start seeing them as individuals with dreams and flaws? What happens when we become parents ourselves? This week's blog is all about fathers and fatherhood.