Description: Open City Docs is home to several projects in the world of documentary. Founded at UCL by Michael Stewart in 2010, Open City Docs is dedicated to developing and supporting non-fiction storytellers.Since 2008, Open City Docs School has been running short courses covering documentary in various forms, covering filmmaking, audio and virtual reality; as well as film theory lectures, practical camera training, film editing and workshops with award-winning documentarians.The school also runs an MA in Ethnographic and Documentary Film Practice, and an MFA in Creative Documentary as part of the UCL Anthropology department.The organisation nurtures the next generation of filmmakers, audio producers and VR filmmakers through training programmes, an annual film festival and other screening projects throughout the year.Celebrating the art of non-fiction, Open City Documentary Festival creates an open space in London to nurture and champion the art of creative documentary and non-fiction filmmakers. We aim to challenge and expand the idea of documentary in all its forms. We provide a platform for emerging talent as well as established masters working within the documentary form.The festival takes place over seven days in venues across Central London, and consists of international contemporary and retrospective non-fiction film, audio and cross media, as well as filmmaker Q&As, industry panels, workshops, networking and parties.The ninth edition of the festival will take place between 4th – 10th September 2019.

Industry: Motion Pictures and Film


Company size: 1-10 employees

XRD rank: 816293

Headquarter: London, London

Ownership: Public Company

Founded year: 2010

Skillset: Documentary and Film

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