The Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association celebrate the best in documentary filmmaking.
The Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund and the AOL Charitable Foundation Awards have named seven films to receive a total of $150,000 in grants, for documentaries touching on subjects that range from a…
“Weiner,” the juicy, exciting, and revelatory new documentary about Anthony Weiner's 2013 campaign for mayor of New York City in the wake of the scandal that torpedoed his political career, is the…
Edet Belzberg’s "Watchers of the Sky," Ayat Najafi’s "No Land’s Song" and Jesse Moss’ "The Overnighters" are among 18 titles screening at Mar del Plata Festival’s Documentary Window section, which…
SAN SEBASTIAN – In a new international thrust from Spain, a group of enterprising young directors and movie execs are launching Feelmakers, a new international VOD web portal specializing in…
Widening anti-graft investigations net fifth executive at state-controlled national broadcaster
Moving forward on its first official attempt to establish a long-term presence outside Latin America, Mexico's Ambulante – an innovative itinerant docu fest created by Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna…
HBO, with a nod to the popularity of nonfiction filmmaking, has carved out a special night for documentaries. The network on Monday said it will regularly air documentaries, featuring debuts of new…
Documentaries "Street fight," "Jesus camp," "Which Way Home" and "Taxi to the Dark Side" have two things in common: Oscar nominations (which "Taxi" would go on to win) and world premieres at the…
"The Square," Egyptian American helmer Jehane Noujaim's account of the 2011 Tahrir Square revolution, is being made available exclusively to Egyptian viewers for free via YouTube, in the face of…
Members of the Academy's documentary branch may see their 149 films as proof that reality bites. Never fear. Variety will help you sort through this.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch
- Behind-the-Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)