Category Archives: Documentary

IFP series: How to fund your documentary by Louise Rosen

A few days ago I found an up-to-date article by Oakley Anderson-Moore via NoFilmSchool about how to fund a documentary.  As many of you may know, I am in the process of making my own first documentary The Land of

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IFP series: How to fund your documentary by Louise Rosen

A few days ago I found an up-to-date article by Oakley Anderson-Moore via NoFilmSchool about how to fund a documentary.  As many of you may know, I am in the process of making my own first documentary The Land of

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Reality Explorers

Russian filmmakers Alexander Rastorguev, Pavel Kostomarov and Alexey Pivovarov started a new experiment in web-documentary format called documentary network Realnost.com Realnost.com The main purpose of Realnost.com is to examine the everyday life of ordinary people and get extremely close to

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Reality Explorers

Russian filmmakers Alexander Rastorguev, Pavel Kostomarov and Alexey Pivovarov started a new experiment in web-documentary format called documentary network Realnost.com Realnost.com The main purpose of Realnost.com is to examine the everyday life of ordinary people and get extremely close to

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Bernadett Tuza-Ritter: I wish I could go back, and make the whole trip again.

After writing about Cinetrain I contacted several directors who participated in the project this winter in Russia. One girl from the team of thirty filmmakers contacted me after I published the post about Cinetrain and said that I made a

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Bernadett Tuza-Ritter: I wish I could go back, and make the whole trip again.

After writing about Cinetrain I contacted several directors who participated in the project this winter in Russia. One girl from the team of thirty filmmakers contacted me after I published the post about Cinetrain and said that I made a

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Cinetrain-2013

At the beginning of 2013 The Centre of Documentary Cinema (DOC) started an annual international filmmaking project “Cinetrain-2013”.  This year 25 young documentary filmmakers from 15 countries took a railroad journey across half of Russia. On their way, filmmakers -most

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Cinetrain-2013

At the beginning of 2013 The Centre of Documentary Cinema (DOC) started an annual international filmmaking project “Cinetrain-2013”.  This year 25 young documentary filmmakers from 15 countries took a railroad journey across half of Russia. On their way, filmmakers -most

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Denis Klebleev: Documentary is when one fails or not

Today I’ve invited for an interview Denis Klebleev – a young Russian documentary filmmaker, the winner of Artdocfest documentary film festival with his documentary “31st Haul” (best feature documentary nomination) and one of the creators the “Winter Go Away” documentary

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Denis Klebleev: Documentary is when one fails or not

Today I’ve invited for an interview Denis Klebleev – a young Russian documentary filmmaker, the winner of Artdocfest documentary film festival with his documentary “31st Haul” (best feature documentary nomination) and one of the creators the “Winter Go Away” documentary

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Zina Semenova & Mike Bogatyrev: Out in the woods. First camera test for documentary “The Land of Spirits”

Now it is time to introduce my loyal friend, reliable crew-member and a person who totally shares all my crazy ideas about filmmaking  – Mike Bogatyrev. In the past, Mike used to work for British News companies; BBC News included.

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Zina Semenova & Mike Bogatyrev: Out in the woods. First camera test for documentary “The Land of Spirits”

Now it is time to introduce my loyal friend, reliable crew-member and a person who totally shares all my crazy ideas about filmmaking  – Mike Bogatyrev. In the past, Mike used to work for British News companies; BBC News included.

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Zina Semenova: How I came up with an idea for my documentary “The Land of Spirits” (part two).

An umbrella lady with a big hug I could never imagine such luck for a novice like me, in my first attempt, to find an ideal person for a character-driven plot. Everything happened in such random circumstances. Here you can

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Zina Semenova: How I came up with an idea for my documentary “The Land of Spirits” (part two).

An umbrella lady with a big hug I could never imagine such luck for a novice like me, in my first attempt, to find an ideal person for a character-driven plot. Everything happened in such random circumstances. Here you can

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