Sheffield Doc/Fest Podcast

How far can you go before you’ve crossed the line, broken the code and made yourself the next poster-boy of TV fakery? In this interactive masterclass More4 chief Peter Dale and Channel 4's legal guru Prash Naik bring together a panel of producers and broadcasters to examine both clear-cut cases or wrong doing and the dilemmas from the grey area. With producers caricatured as reckless and broadcasters caricatured as arse-coveres we put both parties to the test. The masterclass will reveal lessons for all - production teams and commissioner alike. 

Direct download: 12_How_Far_Can_You_Go_Jos_Case.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 3:47pm UTC

How far can you go before you’ve crossed the line, broken the code and made yourself the next poster-boy of TV fakery? In this interactive masterclass More4 chief Peter Dale and Channel 4's legal guru Prash Naik bring together a panel of producers and broadcasters to examine both clear-cut cases or wrong doing and the dilemmas from the grey area. With producers caricatured as reckless and broadcasters caricatured as arse-coveres we put both parties to the test. The masterclass will reveal lessons for all - production teams and commissioner alike. 

Direct download: 12_How_Far_Can_You_Go_Emma_Cooper.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 3:39pm UTC

This year the battle for the future of digital distribution intensified. The founders of Pirate Bay were found guilty of assistance to copyright infringement and sentenced to a year in jail. A Shooting People poll indicated that ordinary filmmakers were deeply divided. A third welcomed the verdict saying they would never download a pirated film, but 22% had no problems with piracy and 41% would do so in certain circumstances. In July, 7% of Swedish people voted for the Pirate Party in the European elections winning 2 seats reminding us that P2P sites are meeting the needs of a growing audience. if we cant beat them, can we join them to benefit both creators and audiences?

Direct download: 29_Pirates.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 2:41pm UTC

Not so long ago the arts were declared dead on TV. But has there been a resurgence? Or are broadcasters merely paying lip service to MPs, OFCOM and the press? What kind of arts films are being made? And what about films as art?

Direct download: 01_Art_On_Film.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 12:22pm UTC

Getting your film commissioned by a UK broadcaster is not the only way to be a documentary filmmaker (and earn a living from it!). From funds and foundations to DIY distribution, to the world of international co-production, this session looks at the more interesting options that are available in the UK and some of the lesser-known ways of getting funding from Europe and North America.

Direct download: 02_Beyond_Broadcast.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 3:53pm UTC

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