- POV to broadcast Sundance Favorites '306 Hollywood' and 'Minding the Gap' for 31st Season
"The films we are planning to finish out our 31st season with are powerful examples of how documentary can reexamine and reanimate lives past and present."
- Doc Memo: Sundance 2017 Predictions, New Trailer for HBO's 'The Trans List'
POV's daily list of essential reading for the documentary and independent filmmaking community.
- March (of the Docs) Madness 2015
Legends, stirring storylines and passionate fans are a few of the commonalities between college basketball and documentary filmmaking. 32 documentary symbols go head to head in our March Madness tournament. Vote now!
- Sundance and Beyond: Doc Watch 2015
Doc Soup Man shares his list of documentaries he's looking forward to in 2015, including three premiering at Sundance Film Festival, beginning on Thursday, January 22, 2015.
- After Passing Up a Shot at Sundance, Documentary Filmmaker Yance Ford Receives a MacArthur
"I actually followed my own advice and didn't cut for a deadline." - Strong Island filmmaker Yance Ford
- Watch Now! Irma & The Whistle – Two New Documentary Shorts from POV
Watch the CPH:DOX SHORT:DOX Award-winning Irma by Charles Fairbanks and the Sundance Film Festival Short Film Grand Jury Prize-winning The Whistle by Grzegorz Zariczny.
- Festival Madness
Sundance is behind us, SXSW is on now, Tribeca and Full Frame are coming up soon. Doc Soup Man has his picks from the past and future festivals that will set the documentary viewing agenda for the rest of the year.
- Sundance 2014: StoryCorps Dispatches from Park City
StoryCorps dispatches from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival on all things animation & documentary.
- Sundance 2014: Five Major Documentary Takeaways
Doc Soup Man Tom Roston shares the biggest documentary news from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
- Sundance 2013: Blood Brother Finishes Strong Winning Audience Award and Grand Jury Prize
Sundance closed with a bang this weekend, at least for Blood Brother. Will the wins be enough to secure distribution?
- Sundance 2013: Which Way is the Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington
Which Way is the Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington (dir. Sebastian Junger) To kick off the Sundance Festival, I wrote about must-see documentary, Fire in the Blood, which is playing there. It is a documentary that needs to be seen because it addresses a crisis—the dying of millions of […]
- Sundance 2013: Senior Programmer Caroline Libresco
Part 2 of 2: Tom Roston interviews Sundance Film Festival Senior Programmers David Courier and Caroline Libresco about documentaries to watch out for at this year's festival, which begins today.
- Sundance 2013: Senior Programmer David Courier
Part 1 of 2: Tom Roston interviews Sundance Film Festival Senior Programmers David Courier and Caroline Libresco about documentaries to watch out for at this year's festival, which begins today.
- Sundance 2013: R.J. Cutler's The World According to Dick Cheney
Tom Roston is surprised to learn The World According to Dick Cheney directed by R.J. Cutler - screening at Sundance 2013 - isn't quite the hatchet job he thought it would be.
- Fire in the Blood: A Must-See Film at Sundance
Tom Roston spells out why 'Fire in the Blood' should be on everyone's must-see doc list at Sundance this year.
- A Documentary Dream Team (The 2013 Sundance U.S. Documentary Jury)
It's Sundance season, and Tom Roston is looking West to the all-star documentary jury of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival
- A Documentary Twitterthon Roundup
SundanceNow hosted a "Twitterthon" to promote its new VOD documentary subscription service, Doc Club. Doc fans took to Twitter to discuss distribution platforms, the audience experience and favorite films.
- The Sundance 2012 Documentary Winners
Any documentary filmmaker will tell you that getting a film into Sundance is a Herculean achievement in itself, but some also come away with an award. Check out a rundown of the 13 prizes given to documentaries at this year's festival.