Good Pitch is where the future looks bright for Documentary.…Continue
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Projects include a new feature length documentary from 2012 Oscar winning director Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy (Saving Face), veteran filmmaker Steve James (The Interrupters) looking at new ideas to tackle the world food problem, Josh Fox (Gasland) investigating obstructions for renewable energy, Rwandan filmmaker Yves Montand Niyongabo exploring peace in the face of adversity and young Burmese VJ, Joshua Min Htut. For more information on each project head over to …Continue
Added by Luke W Moody on May 30, 2012 at 11:16 — No Comments
PUMA.Creative and the BRITDOC Foundation announce the jurors for the PUMA.Creative Impact Award 2012: Hollywood actors and activists, Danny Glover and Djimon Hounsou; director, Mira Nair; writer and campaigner, Jemima Khan; and Executive Director of Greenpeace International, Kumi Naidoo. The second annual PUMA.Creative Impact Award, which honours the documentary films creating the most significant impact in the…Continue
Added by Luke W Moody on April 23, 2012 at 15:22 — No Comments
Come along to our new ‘how to video with your iPhone’ workshop and you could win our £1000 workshop award from Northern Lights.
The workshop takes place on Sunday 29th April, 10am till 5pm. Northern Lights Director Nick Higgins will help inspire your creative thinking, and then challenge you to…Continue
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Filmmakers, I know you're very used to spending weekends and holidays (if you get one) filling out applications forms, adapting proposals and chasing the funds you need to get a good film made. Well this weekend you have an opportunity to apply for much more than just film finance - The Good Pitch brings together filmmakers with NGOs, foundations, philanthropists, brands and media around leading social issues – to forge coalitions and campaigns that are good…Continue
Added by Luke W Moody on January 27, 2012 at 15:43 — No Comments
The Bertha BRITDOC Connect Fund - the first outreach and engagement fund in Europe, is open to filmmakers from around the world with smart, strategic outreach campaigns that have the ability to achieve real change on a local, regional or global level. £250,0000 a year for 3 years is available in grants. Steve James's The Interrupters is the first grantee. Rebecca…
Added by Luke W Moody on January 5, 2012 at 13:12 — No Comments
Filmmakers and producers are invited to submit their projects for Good Pitch Europe 2012. Good Pitch is an invitation-only event starting with an intensive two-day campaign development workshop, followed by the day-long live event. It's a partnership between The Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation and The Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program and has been gaining momentum since the first international event in 2009.
You can read about…Continue
Added by Luke W Moody on January 5, 2012 at 13:09 — No Comments
Applications are now open for the PUMA.Creative Catalyst Awards in partnership with the BRITDOC Foundation, SPRING CALL, 2012. The PUMA.Creative Catalyst Award is an international documentary development fund of up to €5000 per film. The Awards are designed to support the development of your documentary film idea and give you resources to…
Added by Luke W Moody on January 5, 2012 at 13:08 — No Comments
Today, PUMA.Creative in partnership with Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation announced 10 new winners of PUMA.Creative Catalyst Awards. These awards support the very best in creative documentary filmmaking, and provide funds to further assist filmmakers. The winning films—with production spanning five continents—cover topics of sustainability, nuclear crisis, economy, race, class and more.
The PUMA.Creative Catalyst…
Added by Luke W Moody on December 1, 2011 at 14:58 — No Comments
Yesterday at IDFA, BRITDOC and the Bertha Foundation announced a wonderful new partnership: The Bertha Foundation is investing in BRITDOC's future, joining the Board of Directors and launching two new funds worth £1.5 million to filmmakers over the next three years. At the outset, Steve James's award winning The Interrupters and Soniya Kirpalani’s We The People are the first projects to receive support.
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The Good Pitch is entering its third year and it’s coming to Europe to fast-track effective, world-changing partnerships between documentary film and the foundation, NGO, brand, philanthropy and media sectors.
Come join us to learn more about this new model, meet the…Continue
Added by Luke W Moody on August 12, 2011 at 12:43 — No Comments
We've just posted our latest Blipfoto contributor profile on the Blipfoto Blog.
Katherine Ellis is a mum and wife by day, an international club diva singer by night. Here she talks about the struggles and tensions between these two sides of her life and, of course, why she takes a…Continue
Added by Joe Tree on July 18, 2011 at 17:00 — No Comments
We’re very happy to announce that as of today we're recruiting a conversation leader / producer for a new position at SDI!
Producer specialised in Marketing & Distribution
FT – 17 months, £24,000-26,000 pa
This is a unique opportunity for someone to be at forefront of new models of documentary film investment and audience engagement. A successful PMD can make the difference between a film you never heard of and a glowing success which pays back its…Continue
Added by Sonja Henrici on June 6, 2011 at 16:02 — No Comments
On May 20th 2011 the Good Pitch touched down at the Ford Foundation in New York City with eight pitching projects and over 260 decision-making attendees, ranging from foundations, NGOs, campaigners, philanthropists, policy makers and brands. Over…
Added by Luke W Moody on May 24, 2011 at 15:20 — No Comments
Today, PUMA.Creative and Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation announced nine new award winners for the second quarter 2011 PUMA.Creative Catalyst Awards.
For the second quarter 2011 over four hundred and thirty submissions…Continue
Added by Luke W Moody on May 9, 2011 at 13:11 — No Comments
The Good Pitch Europe 2011 is coming to London in October
Call for Entries now open until Friday May 27th 2011 …
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