35th Season of POV Includes Two Full Frame Grand Jury Winners

The longest running series for independent documentary, PBS’s acclaimed POV program, announced its 35th season. In total, four festival alums will take part in the series this season, including the two most recent Full Frame Grand Jury Award winners: Faya Dayi (Full Frame 2021) and I Didn’t See You There (Full Frame 2022). More than half of the films this season were directed by women, and two thirds by filmmakers of color. Read more about all…

Full Frame Named to MovieMaker Magazine’s 50 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is once again named to MovieMaker Magazine’s 50 Festival’s Worth the Entry Fee!  MovieMaker, a film magazine and website based in Los Angeles, compiles its annual list based on surveys, filmmaker testimonials, and visits to festivals, among other key factors. Key considerations include him much assistance a festival provides to traveling filmmakers; recent premieres at the festival; opportunities to meet distributors, fans, fellow filmmakers and press; and whether the…

Six Alums Receive Peabody Award Nominations

The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors today announced the 60 nominees selected to represent the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and streaming media during 2021. Of the nominees, six are recent festival alums, including 2020 Full Frame Grand Jury award winner, Mayor. The 30 winners of the 82nd annual Peabody Awards will be named during a multi-day virtual celebration from June 6th through June 9th. The Full Frame alums recognized with nominations…

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