American University scholar Patricia Aufderheide (pictured) tells realscreen about a new survey that suggests a majority of documentarians employ and understand fair use, which allows limited use of copyright-protected content.
With 2012′s The Act of Killing, Joshua Oppenheimer (pictured) created one of the most controversial and talked-about documentaries in decades. Two years later, he talks to realscreen about navigating “a minefield of clichés” to make the follow-up, The Look of Silence.
Filmmakers Lucy Walker (pictured), Luke Meyer and Deborah Stratman have been shortlisted for the 2014 Cinema Eye Honors’ Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking Award.
Michael Apted (pictured), director of the Up documentary series, is turning to crowdfunding platform IndieGoGo to finance the third installment of his Married in America series.
Currimbhoy (pictured), most recently the programming director at Sheffield Doc/Fest, is set to join the Utah festival as a doc programmer, realscreen can reveal, working alongside David Courier and Caroline Libresco.
Director Laura Poitras’s documentary about whistle-blower Edward Snowden (pictured) will kick off DOK Leipzig next month, before opening in German theaters on November 6.