As the impact of COVID-19 grew, governors began to restrict public gatherings, forcing film festival programmers to cancel in-person festivals. Many responded by moving festivals online. Tribeca Enterprises and YouTube developed “We Are One: A Global Film Festival,” joining with 20 global festivals, including Venice, Sundance, Cannes, Toronto (Hayes, 2020). Streaming platforms thrived with festivals…

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Documentary Journalism senior Marc Nemcik is interning a Filmmaker Magazine this summer.  The publication is allowing Nemcik to contribute some content, including interviews with filmmakers.  This month, Nemcik spoke with sound designer Lawrence Everson about his work on the new Ross Bros.’ documentary, Contemporary Color.  The film chronicles the renowned color guard competition as it…

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The opening of the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism marked the first time that journalism students are able to study in the new Documentary Journalism interest area and receive specific training to work making and supporting documentaries and other non-fiction work. The inaugural Murray Center class is…

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