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    15 Documentaries Advance in 2017 OSCAR® Race; ‘Cries From Syria’ Snubbed

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 15 films that will continue on in the 2017 Oscar® race for best documentary feature. The shortlist was decided by a preliminary vote, and will now narrow down the fifteen films to five official nominees. Rather conspicuously missing is Evgeny Afineevsky’s “Cries From Syria,” a […] More

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    Oscars: Predicting the 2017 Documentary Feature Shortlist

    With a record 170 films in the running, there’s no doubt that the Oscar race for Best Documentary Feature will be one of this year’s most competitive. And with many esteemed films in contention, the category is high on quality too. In a few months we’ll know which 5 of these the Academy deems the […] More

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    FYC: Tracker for Awards Season Launches with Screeners Hitting Doorsteps

    It’s that time of the year again.  The studios are putting in their orders for screeners, the marketing teams are gathering their materials, and we are going to share each and every announcement along the way.  We have officially launched the FYC Tracker for 2017-2018! While I’ll be bringing you the perspective from the Broadcast […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Chasing Coral’ Dives Into Climate Change

    When an “Inconvenient Truth” premiered in 2006, it was one of the first high profile documentaries to confront the realities of climate change. At the time, former Vice President Al Gore warned of ways in which our climate could be affected in the coming years. Since that time, documentaries about climate change have become far […] More