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    Mila Turajlić and Carine Chichkowsky on creative producing and finding the right partners

    • Industry
    • November 25, 2020
    • Vladan Petkovic

      On Tuesday afternoon, Serbian director Mila Turajlić and French producer Carine Chichkowsky talked about their work on the 2017 IDFA winner The Other Side of Everything at the IDFAcademy Plenary Session entitled "Creative producing: Whose story is it?". In the talk, the director-producer team focused on the creative process and how the filmmaker can stay true to their project as they navigate stormy production waters.

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      IDFA titles find sales and distributors

      • Industry
      • November 24, 2020
      • Vladan Petkovic

        Several films from the IDFA program and Docs for Sale catalogue have been picked up for distribution in different territories.

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        Discover upcoming Catalan docs at IDFA

          In addition to having films and projects across the IDFA program, the Catalan delegation arrives at the festival with five new projects directed by women, which will be presented at their Meetup on November 25.

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          Annabel Troost's Programmer Pick: Sylvia

          • Festival
          • November 24, 2020
          • Maricke Nieuwdorp & Annabel Troost

            Throughout the festival, the IDFA programmers present their favorite hidden gems from the festival program. Today Annabel Troost, researcher & editor at IDFA DocLab, recommends Sylvia.

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            Framing of Us: Call to shape a new perspective on our cultural ethics as a documentary industry

              Dutch filmmakers Tessa Boerman and Shamira Raphaëla have launched the initiative "Framing of Us" for a drastic change in the handling of documentary narratives, including an urgent call to action: they call upon filmmakers who have been confronted with this colonial gaze to share their stories. They also call upon everyone else in the field: producers, critics, journalists, lecturers, programmers, broadcasters, commissioning editors, financiers, and all decision makers to join them in dismantling this system by having a brutally honest look at ourselves as an industry.

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              IDA's Simon Kilmurry on the state of the documentary industry

              • Industry
              • November 23, 2020
              • Vladan Petkovic

                IDFA's old friend and collaborator Simon Kilmurry is leaving the International Documentary Association (IDA) after six years at its head. Over a video call last week, we talked about the documentary community, funding systems in the US and Europe, how we can better support emerging filmmakers, the IDA's successes, IDFA's hybrid edition, and his own plans for the future.

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                Nicolas Rapold on The Backstage of Politics

                  Politicians present a picture of a world that they want to support or bring into being. What does that mean for documentary filmmakers, as they also try to paint a picture of the world?

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                  Transcending confinement

                  • Festival
                  • November 23, 2020
                  • Ela Bittencourt

                    In Maria Alvarez’s Le temps perdu a group of elders meets regularly at a café in Buenos Aires to pore over the novels by Marcel Proust. Before long, someone notes that Proust barely left his bed. While confinement spells doldrums for some, it was clearly no match for this ardent mind.

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                    Meet the Documentary Association of Europe at IDFA

                    • Industry
                    • November 22, 2020
                    • Vladan Petkovic

                      We talked to Brigid O'Shea and Marion Schmidt, co-founders of the Documentary Association of Europe (DAE), the new pan-European network for documentary professionals. DAE has three virtual Hangouts at IDFA, on November 23, 24, and 25, where accredited professionals can join in to find out more details.

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                      A second chance to experience Little Ethiopia: Chez nous

                        With many thanks to the filmmakers, we’re pleased to make the online cinema performance Little Ethiopia: Chez nous available to watch for free on IDFA.nl. For everyone who missed the show this week, this is your second chance. Watch the performance of Little Ethiopia: Chez nous here.

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