When and Where: Update

¡Documentary Now! 2012 takes place at UCL Download a pdf version of this map here: Advertisements

Open City

¡Documentary Now! has joined forces with Open City London Documentary Festival, the new documentary film festival in London running from 21-24 June 2012. Join us for ¡Documentary Now! and qualify for a discounted delegate’s pass with access to all events and screenings at Open City. Update: Click on the Festival Pass option on the registration … Continue reading

Patricia Zimmerman blogs about the 2011 conference

This report by Patricia Zimmerman on the conference is re-posted from Finger Lakes Envornmental Festival While democracy protesters jammed into Tahrir Square, the Egyptian government cut off and then opened up the internet and Facebook, and British students from the anti-cut movement mounted large demonstrations in the streets of London, the Documentary Now! Conference at the … Continue reading

2011 Edition: Full house

Some 350 people registered for ¡Documentary Now! 2011 – more than double last year! Fortunately not everyone turned up at the same time. (Click to see photo)

Conference feedback

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More about video activism

BE A TV REPORTER NOW! Cutting-edge video workshops at Space Studios, 129-131 Mare Street, Hackney E8 3RH Apply at http://visionon.tv/training Be a TV Reporter now: an introduction –  FREE Saturday 29th January 10am – 1pm Become a TV Reporter 1 – £150 12/13 February 10am-6pm Come on visionOntv’s acclaimed course, and start making reports straight … Continue reading


Friday 28 January 9.00 pm Wine Reception Fyvie Hall Please join us after the screening for a wine reception hosted by the Centre of Production and Research of Documentary Film/University of Westminster.


WORKSHOP ON VIDEO ACTIVISM Sunday 30 January 2011, 11am-1pm In view of the new spate of videos generated by the anti-cuts movement, we offer a workshop reflecting on the experience of video activism and its relation to current political protest. Participants will include Anna Burton, an education officer at the TUC, and Richard Hering and … Continue reading

Reports from Amsterdam

Pat Aufderheide, of the Center for Social Media, Washington, writes from the Amsterdam Documentary Festival: http://bit.ly/fZvasU “Slow food”-like documentary cinema (one on Cuba) http://bit.ly/fsnpmS European doc filmmakers emulate the U.S. fair use model http://bit.ly/dPdgls Turning found footage into film–including award-winning film about Guantanamo http://www.centerforsocialmedia.org

Angela Martin

Angela Martin has been a film and video editor of mostly documentary material, a tutor and course leader for the BA in Film and Media Production at Sheffield Hallam University, and, prior to that, a commissioning editor at BFI Publications, as well as a contributor to books and journals on film. She is now enjoying … Continue reading