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Miky Wolf on Cutting HBO’s Six by Sondheim at Big Sky Edit

Few artists of any stripe have a career as fruitful and storied as the legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim. A new HBO documentary, Six by Sondheim, which premiered last week, looks at the man's work by focusing on six … more »

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Academy Narrows Documentary Features Slate to 15

It's that time of year — the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says 15 films are now under consideration for the Oscar for the best documentary feature. The shortlist was selected in preliminary voting by members of the … more »

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Watch Clips from Eight Oscar-Shortlisted Docs

Get a head start on Oscar season by taking a look at trailers and clips from the eight films shortlisted for this year's Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject. A total of 40 shorts were eligible, and the Academy's documentary … more »

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National Film Board of Canada to Launch Multi-Platform Documentary Service in 2014

Citing the success of festivals such as Hot Docs and the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) today announced an over-the-top subscription platform for "viewing and engaging with" documentary films on the web, … more »

Third Annnual Cinema Eye Noms Announced

Acclaimed dolphin-hunt documentary The Cove leads the third-annual Cinema Eye Honors with seven award nominations, followed by Burma VJ, a Danish film about anti-government uprisings led by monks in 2007, and October Country, a portrait of co-director Donal Mosher’s family, … more »

Automatic Editing: Getting to the First Cut Faster

On September 2, Intelligent Assistance announced the release of two software programs that, depending on your point of view, are either revolutionary or just plain revolting: “First Cut” documentary editing software was first announced at the NAB Final Cut Pro … more »