Garrett Scott: A Legacy of Generosity at Full Frame Documentary Festival

From Jason Osder for Filmmaker Magazine: In 1998, documentary filmmaker Garrett Scott died unexpectedly, shocking the film community. His film, Occupation: Dreamland, co-directed with Ian Olds, won the Independent Spirit Truer than Fiction Award two days after his death. In the aftermath of this tragedy, his friends and collaborators founded the Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant. The idea of the grant is to support first-time feature documentary makers by emulating a formative experience Garrett and…

#DocsSoWhite: The Gatekeepers at Full Frame

Check out coverage by Lauren Wissot  in Filmmaker Magazine about the latest installment of the ongoing #DocsSoWhite discussion at Full Frame: Recently, I’d been pondering why the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival always tops my must-attend U.S. doc fest list. Like few fests in the U.S. or Europe, Full Frame truly walks the walk — it’s a top tier, mainstream nonfiction festival in which the people in power are almost exclusively women. Indeed, one look…


2018 Award Winners

Full Frame award winners were announced Sunday, April 8 at the annual Awards Barbecue. The Reva and David Logan Grand Jury Award went to Hale County This Morning, This Evening by RaMell Ross, with a Special Jury Award to Of Fathers and Sons by Talal Derki. See a list of all the winners here.


Festival Sponsors

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is a program of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University