Sometimes they seem like the overlooked little siblings of the movie family, but short films need nurturing just like their feature-length counterparts. Fortunately, there are some exciting opportunities out there right now for shorts; if you’re in the process of making one, these avenues might help shepherd it towards a successful future.
Transmedia is the word of the day! A lot of energy has been going to the newest generation of multi-platform, interactive, crowd-sourced nonfiction work.
The fantastic folks at Creative Capital have created yet another way to support the artists in their universe.
At the end of last month I went to a Copyright and Fair Use Workshop with Attorney Karen Shatzkin, sponsored by Emerson College’s department of Visual and Media Arts.
Earlier this year, we decided a party was in order as part of celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the LEF Moving Image Fund.
I had the privilege last week to be among a small group gathered for the New Arts of Documentary summit, a project of the Open Doc Lab at MIT.
The LEF staff has been out and about! Following up Sara’s post about True/False, I’m reporting back on my time at the Big Sky Film Festival in Missoula, Montana where the Big Sky team headed by Mike Steinberg put together some really wonderful programming.
After an amazing weekend in Columbia, Missouri at the True/False Film Fest, I was prepared to write a full-on public Love Letter (capitals intended) to the festival praising its spirit, its vision and its whimsy.
Last week LEF took part in a workshop for media grant seekers at New England Foundation for the Arts in downtown Boston.
INVITATION AND CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS. YOU ARE INVITED TO A CONVERSATION WITH YOUR COLLEAGUES IN CREATIVE DOCUMENTARY. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 11.00am – 12.30pm
The Balagan Film Series had its final screening of the season earlier this week with “Our Departed,” a program comprised of work from filmmakers who passed
Last week, I lucked out in getting to see and hear 2 presentations by documentary greats: Errol Morris and Frederick Wiseman. Both gave talks within a stone’s