Films in development by SDI, or through our current Bridging the Gap or consultancy initiatives.
- Venice shouldn't be travelled to aloneDuncan currently works with us at Scottish Documentary Institute having graduated from the Edinburgh College of Art. His graduate film Radio Silence has travelled round a number of festivals and was nominated for a BAFTA Scotland New Talent award. His earlier film The Lady with the Lamp about his Mother was also shown at festivals before going on […]
- Counting SheepIt's that time of the year again, we're getting ready for Bridging The Gap 2014; our call for applications will open very soon. In the coming weeks we will publish new blog posts from previously participating filmmakers, who will share their personal experiences in the process, and give you tips on how to apply this year. First […]
- Where next for crowdfunding – is staged finance the answer?“Staged financing must become the film business’s immediate goal.” – Ted Hope, September 2013 Over a series of blog posts I’ve been looking at some challenges that film and documentary are dealing with online. In a conclusion to the series looking at what can be done, I explore the limits and opportunities around crowdfunding. Crowdfunding’s […]
- Diaries from an intrepid filmmaker (17)A safe canoe The intrepid filmmakers are coming home When we first got to Bubaque from Bissau, our ferry got lost and took over 12 hours to get us to its destination. Yesterday we heard that this boat had broken down half-way through and people had been stranded without food or water for over 24 […]
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