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"Mother of the Unborn" Wins FIPRESCI Award

Mother of the Unborn , directed by Nadine Salib and developed at the Documentary Campus MENA programme in 2012 , has premiered at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival on 28 October. The film was awarded the FIPRESCI prize for Best Documentary... read more »

"Mother of the Unborn" to Compete at IDFA

In November 2014 Mother of the Unborn , developed through the Documentary Campus MENA programme in 2012 by the director Nadine Salib , will premiere at IDFA in the competition for Best First Appearance . The competition is designed to... read more »

Masterschool Alumnus Receives an Honorary Mention at DOK Leipzig

Toto and his Sisters by Masterschool alumnus Alexander Nanau has bagged two awards and an honorary mention at DOK Leipzig . The film, a hopeful drama about three kids fending for themselves in Bucharest’s Roma ghetto, won the Prize... read more »

MENA Alumnus ReceivesTalent Award at DOK Leipzig

MENA Alumnus Hamza Ouni has won the Talent Award at DOK Leipzig 2014 for his film El Gort . Documentary Campus would like to congratualate him on this fantastic achievement. According to the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, where the film was... read more »

"The Patent Wars" Wins Best Documentary in São Paulo

The Patent Wars , a documentary developed through the Documentary Campus Masterschool programme in 2010 , won the award for Best Documentary at the São Paulo International Film Festival , which ran from 16 to 29 October 2014.... read more »

Review: The 2014 Leipzig Networking Days

What a brilliant weekend in Leipzig. At the 2014 Leipzig Networking Days twenty fantastic projects were pitched to 35 commissioning editors over two action-packed days at the MDR in Leipzig. It was the culmination of months of hard work for our... read more »

Four Documentary Campus Projects Selected to Pitch at IDFA Forum

A whole host of projects developed at the Documentary Campus Masterschool have been chosen to pitch at the IDFA Forum in Amsterdam from 24-26 October 2014. Two films from the Masterschool 2013, Notes on Blindness and Samia , will be joined... read more »

TROPICAL AMSTERDAM to screen at Indian Film Festival & NCICAFF

'Tropical Amsterdam', developed at the Masterschool in 2007, is being screened at two festivals in the coming months: first, the Indian Film Festival in The Hague and then the North Carolina International South Asian Film Festival (NCICAFF).... read more »

THE BLOODY TRUTH to Air for World Aids Day

THE BLOODY TRUTH , developed at the Documentary Campus Masterschool in 2011, will soon be hitting our screens. This revealing documentary about AIDS by Carl Gierstorfer (produced by DOCDAYS Productions in co-production with YUZU Productions... read more »

DNI's Elizabeth McIntyre Gets Ready for the Masterschool

An interview with Liz McIntrye from Discovery as she prepares to take over as Masterschool Head of Studies… DNI's Elizabeth McIntyre Gets Ready to Mentor Documentary Makers with Masterschool Tell us what you do for Discovery.... read more »

'Bury My Heart in Dresden' Screening in Ilanz

Bury My Heart in Dresden, developed at the Documentary Campus Masterschool in 2009, is being shown at a special screening in Switzerland: http://www.cinemasilplaz.ch/ Get down to the beautiful Cinema Sil Plaz in Ilanz at 8.15pm on 19... read more »

Elizabeth McIntyre appointed as new Head of Masterschool

Documentary Campus appoints production and commissioning veteran Elizabeth McIntyre as new Head of Masterschool Mark Atkin to End Tenure as current Head of Masterschool The Executive Board of Documentary Campus, a European... read more »