Thursday, May 01, 2008
Documentary Filmmakers Group
British documentary website run by the Documentary Filmmakers Group (DFG) in association with the British Council. The DFG is a national organisation working to promote documentary filmmaking talent and innovation in the UK. It is a non-profit organisation founded in 2001 and their aim is to encourage, stimulate, promote and support the growth of a strong community of documentary filmmakers and film audiences.
The website contains information on British documentaries. There is an events section where one can find listings of events happening all over the UK including screenings and training events. There is also a section on festivals with details of current festivals and upcoming submission deadlines. There is a directory of films and filmmakers which can be searched or browsed by category or theme. Each entry contains a synopsis and crew details. The resources section contains articles, interviews, links and reviews on documentary issues.