Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2017

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2017 – What’s in Store

The 2017 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is just a month and a half away and it’s going to be. . . BIG. 80+ documentaries are scheduled to screen over 8 days at four venues across

Interview: Film and Television Dubbing Mixer Alex Marcou

An in-depth Q&A with dubbing mixer and recording engineer Alex Marcou on his career in sound.

Cheap Cuts Documentary Film Festival 2017 – Official Program

Our friends at Cheap Cuts Documentary Film Festival have announced the lineup of short documentaries that will be screening at their 2017 festival to be held May 5th – 7th at The Cinema Museum in

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Trailer: ‘McLaren’

Another amazing looking documentary set to come out of New Zealand later this year, “McLaren” from director Roger Donaldson (“Dante’s Peak” and “Species”). The feature-length film looks at the life, career, and legacy of racing

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Travis "Upstate Purgatory" (Photo Credit: Lee Phillips)

‘Upstate Purgatory’ Review and Interview with Director Lee Phillips

Intimate, relevant, and humanizing, “Upstate Purgatory” from BAFTA-winning director Lee Phillips is a 19-minute window into the minds of four inmates at the Albany County Jail in upstate New York as they reflect on their

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Trailer: ‘Le Ride’

“Le Ride” by Phil Keoghan (host of the award-winning television series “The Amazing Race”) takes viewers on an epic cycling adventure reliving the 1928 Tour de France course that wreaked havoc on some of Europe’s

"Five Days on Lesvos"
(Photo Credit: Richard Wyllie)

Review: ‘Five Days on Lesvos’

Documentaries on humanitarian crises have the ability to focus attention, influence hearts, and one hopes—help increase support and aid for the regions and lives of those personally affected by tragedy and conflict around the world.

Oscars 2017: Short and Feature Documentary Nominees + Trailers

NOMINEES FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE “13th” – Ava DuVernay, Spencer Averick, and Howard Barish (available on Netflix) “O.J.: Made in America” – Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow (available on WatchESPN, Amazon, and iTunes) “Life, Animated”

"Mind Landscape"
"Mind Landscape" director Niu Zi on location in Tibet

Inside ‘Mind Landscape’ with Director Niu Zi

Back in October, Documentary Drive featured a review of “Mind Landscape” directed by Chinese filmmaker Niu Zi. The 46 minute observational film, which follows respected photographer Yang Yankang through remote areas of Tibet documenting the

Oscars 2017: All Shortlisted Feature Documentaries and Shorts

The complete list of feature and short documentaries vying for 2017 Academy Award nominations. Five nominees from each category will be announced Jan. 24, 2017. Documentary Feature: “Cameraperson,” Big Mouth Productions “Command and Control,” American Experience

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