Wed 29 June: 3-6pm
“Good films stand out, but make sure you are passionate about your film and that you know how to position it.” – Mandisa Zitha, Encounters South African International Documentary Festival
Join us as we demystify the distribution and commissioning of documentaries. DFA board member, Khanyi Magubane hosts Rachel Gordon, author of the hot off the press book, The Documentary Distribution Toolkit, and Nicola van Niekerk, commissioning editor of the popular South African true crime series, Devilsdorp. Rachel’s experience and theories will act as a practical guide to reaching audiences and Nicola will invite us into the world of broadcast, mapping the ever-growing VOD landscape and current industry trends.
docCHAT is a bi-monthly webinar and virtual coffee date hosted by the Documentary Filmmakers AssociationPresented by Encounters in association with the Documentary Filmmakers’ Association