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Shopify Studios releases “Unpacking Business”, “Beauty Mark”

Source:  Realscreen Toronto-based Shopify Studios, the production arm of global commerce platform Shopify, has released two programs that focus on women entrepreneurs. In "Unpacking Business with Shay Mitchell" (pictured), the one-off short features "Pretty Little...

Amazon acquires Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner “One Child Nation”

Source:  Variety Amazon has acquired the global rights to “One Child Nation,” a documentary about China’s policy of forcibly restricting family size that debuted to great acclaim at this year's Sundance Film Festival.  The deal is said to be in the high-six figures....

Academy announces 2019 Oscar nominees in documentary categories

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced yesterday the 2019 Oscar nominees in the Documentary Feature and Documentary Short Subject categories. Documentary Feature Free Solo Hale County This Morning, This Evening Minding the Gap Of Fathers and Sons...

Oscars 2019: Academy unveils shortlists for documentary categories

Source:  Variety The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Monday announced its shortlists in the Documentary Feature and Documentary Short Subject categories. The shortlists pare down the list of Oscar hopefuls from which Academy members will choose nominees...

166 titles submitted to Academy for Best Documentary Feature Oscar

Source:  IndieWire Last year, the Academy documentary branch had to grapple with a record 170 documentary feature submissions for the Best Documentary Feature Oscar. This year, it’s not so bad; only 166 were entered. The short list of 15 will be announced on December...

Kanopy signs licensing agreement with HBO Documentary Films

Source:  Business Wire Kanopy, a free-to-use streaming platform bringing in-demand films and documentaries, world cinema, and exclusive collections to an ever-growing fanbase, has announced a licensing agreement with HBO Documentary Films® which includes 43...

How documentaries became the hottest genre of the summer

Source:  TIME Ah, summer! The season of superhero blockbusters and exhilarating action movies - enterprises that demand little more of us than shutting down some of our brain power and sinking into cushy stadium seats. But the summer of 2018 has put a wrinkle in that...

Here are the 2018 Emmy Nominees in the Documentary Categories

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special Icarus (Netflix) Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (Netflix) Mister Rogers: It’s You I Like (PBS) Spielberg (HBO) The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling (HBO) Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series American Masters (PBS)...