March 11, 2013

PR and social media

Lloyd Ludgrove talked to Reda Al-Fardan, translator of the film Bahrain the forbidden country. He discussed the culture of punishment and protest that he says he […]
March 10, 2013

Sound and emotion in an NHS

Danish sound recorder Tom Kirk describes the technical and physical dangers of following a devoted ambulance crew in the Bulgarian capital. Over two years, he worked […]
March 10, 2013

Sourcing investment

Financing film is a perennial challenge at the best of times and the UK requires particularly strong networks into private investors. It also usually requires a […]
March 9, 2013

Helle Faber and the Riahi Brothers

Yesterday, I attended two more East Doc Platform events which I found really inspiring. The first was a lecture by Helle Faber, producer of Putin’s Kiss (2012), speaking […]
March 8, 2013

Making Putin’s Kiss

It’s International Women’s Day today 8 March. Helle Faber discussed the making of Putin’s Kiss the day after a special screening at East Doc Platform, Prague. […]
March 8, 2013

Glacial Balance premieres in Prague

Ontente spoke to director Ethan Steinman after the world premiere of his film Glacial Balance at the One World Film Festival in Prague. Ethan describes how […]
March 8, 2013

Kino Lucerna and Glacial Balance

One of the main cinemas of the One World Human Rights Documentary Film Festival is the Kino Lucerna, housed in a 1920′s Art Deco building complex […]
March 8, 2013

Catherine Bernstein at Bio Ponrepo

As part of the East Doc Platform programme of events, I attended a screening of Catherine Bernstein’s Assasinant d’une Modiste (2005) at the charming Bio Ponrepo cinema.   The […]
March 7, 2013

Filming Alexsay Guerman

Jésus Prieto talked to Antoine about making the film Playback, a portrait of legendary Russian film director Aleksey Guerman, who died only a couple of weeks ago, […]
March 6, 2013

Using archive film in documentaries

Catherine Bernstein  talked to Ontente about the use of archive footage in documentary film, following the screening of her film Death of a Hatmaker at the […]
March 6, 2013

Day for observation and a film

In the morning Anna Franklin made the decision I will be the person who will go to the session with Hans  Eisenhauer and make a short […]
March 6, 2013

Film highlights: Forbidden Voices and Give Us The Money

Forbidden voices Director: Barbara Miller Country: Switzerland Year: 2012 Length: 52 min Forbidden Voices should probably broadcast in “First world obligatory watch” strand – if such […]