The Documentary Doc outlines how you can get on PBS, and the difference between the network's hard and soft feedsApril 1st, 2006 | Fernanda Rossi
How can I get my work onto public television?
The best docs do more than educate—they inspire real changeApril 1st, 2006 | Elizabeth Angell
Morgan Spurlocks Super Size Me (2004) was an unqualified hit. The documentary, which followed Spurlock as he ate nothing but McDonalds for 30 days and interviewed a string of experts on the rapidly worsening American obesity epidemic, was nominated for an Oscar. It won at Sundance and at countless other festivals.
How the independent film community is coping with KatrinaApril 1st, 2006 | Hannah Rosenzweig
In 1998, I joined the production team of Julie Gustafsons Desire, a documentary about teenage girls from three diverse New Orleans neighborhoods. Funded by both local and outside foundations, Desire was one of the first in New Orleans to create paid opportunities for local documentary makers.
How one filmmaker realized that terror abroad would lead to the truth about terror at homeApril 1st, 2006 | Pamela Yates
The Last Shot
After 15 years, ITVS looks back even as it looks ahead.April 1st, 2006 | Kyle Minor
In 1988, 19-year-old Joanna Katz and her friend were abducted at gunpoint by five men who took turns raping, beating, and torturing them. Joanna managed to escape and later testified in the trials that led to the sentencing of all five men to 30 to 35 years in prison.
The World According to Sesame StreetApril 1st, 2006 | Rebecca Carroll