When Women Direct
"We are women and we are filmmakers, and we want to be part of it all." Hannah Currie makes the case for the Women Direct(ory) launched by the Scottish Documentary Institute this week
A Pledge to Listen: FREE TRIP TO EGYPT
Client portrait: How Tarek Mounib is building bridges in FREE TRIP TO EGYPT – and why we all need to listen
Our First 'Blockbuster' (pt 3)
In the world of independent documentary filmmaking, it’s not every day that you get to compete with major blockbuster titles. Remarkably, this is something that a project powered by Film & Campaign has now achieved.
Our own Cinema-on-Demand (pt 2)
In the second part of our mini-series looking at the largest campaign we’ve ever worked on, we look at the challenge of building Germany’s first ever cinema-on-demand campaign from the ground up.
Our Biggest Campaign Yet (pt 1)
This is the first in a three-part series about our biggest campaign to date, around German documentary DIE KINDER DER UTOPIE (Children of Utopia). Over the coming weeks, we’ll be providing behind-the-scenes insights into a campaign that we’re excited, proud, and even a little nervous about.
Can event cinema happen online?
How do we get more people to watch documentaries on the big screen, especially given that regular theatrical releases of docs mostly fail to reach the right audiences? Moving Docs proves that 'event cinema' is the answer – but how can I participate when I'm stuck at home?
Racing through the years: TIME TRIAL
Client portrait: How the people behind Cycling Films Ltd. started audience build-up five years ahead of the IDFA premiere of TIME TRIAL
Another sad day for the people of Chagos
Two weeks ago, I found myself visiting a cemetery in Crawley, near Gatwick Airport. It was Chagos Day, a day to mark the ongoing fight of deported islanders against the UK government.
Here's my 'Impulsvortrag'
It's good to see the Germans getting their heads around the importance of outreach campaigns for documentaries. Here's a talk and discussion recorded at a Filmfest event in Hamburg.