Archive for September, 2011

/ 09/11/2011 1:01 PM

Art of making good documentaries (Economic Times)

The word ‘documentary’ has far flung implications in the international industry though in India it largely means ‘documenting’ real life incidents. The process involved in making one is very arduous and filmmakers usually take a few years to finish one. By Yogesh Karikurve, CEO, Magus Entertainment In Economic Times, Sep 10, 2011 The last few years have seen a sea [...]

/ 09/03/2011 9:31 PM

Screen Australia supports new doc coprods between Australia and Europe

Screen Australia has approved funding for a number of documentaries. There are several docs for ABC and Channel Seven including 4 coprods with European companies. Chief Executive Ruth Harley said, “The latest funding round will produce a substantial slate of culturally significant and original documentaries for Australian and international audiences.” NATIONAL DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM FIRST FOOTPRINTS First Footprints Pty Ltd Directors/Producers Martin Butler, [...]

/ 09/03/2011 12:16 PM

Tamil Tigers would have been proud of Channel 4 documentary (Colombo Page)

Sept 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s vanquished Tamil Tiger terrorists would have been proud of the documentary produced by Britain’s Channel 4 on Sri Lanka’s war, says a renowned terrorism expert in an exclusive to Tehelka, the investigative news magazine of India. In Colombo page (Sep 3, 2011) Describing the documentary titled “Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields” as “Clearly an effort to [...]

/ 09/01/2011 10:26 PM

BBC World News to air Kung Fu Nuns documentary (tvnext)

New Delhi: “Kung Fu Nuns” is the intriguing title of a documentary film which will be telecast on BBC World News on Saturday, 3rd September at 10:00 am and 11:00 PM with repeat telecasts on Sunday 4th of September at 4 p.m and 11 p.m. By Avantika Gaikwad In tvnext (September 1st, 2011) Directed by Indian documentary film director Chandramouli [...]

/ 09/01/2011 9:28 PM

ITN returns to tsunami (C21 Media)

UK factual specialist ITN Productions is putting together a documentary based on amateur camera footage of the Japanese tsunami to air in the UK. By Clive Whittingham C21 Media 2011, 1 Sep 2011 Japan’s Tsunami: Caught on Camera (1×60′) is a one-off doc from ITN that captures the devastating impact of the earthquake and tsunami that struck the country in [...]