WorldView at Sheffield DocFest

WorldView has celebrated a great session to a full house at Sheffield DocFest 2012. ‘WorldView Presents: World Storytellers’ proved to be offer valuable insight into the filmmaking world, from a panel of inspirational filmmakers.
The session involved 5 WorldView funded filmmakers:

  • – Jerry Rothwell, Director of Town of Runners
  • – Rachel Wexler, Producer of Speed Sisters
  • – Guy Davidi, Co-Director of 5 Broken Cameras
  • – Sean Mcallister, Director of The Reluctant Revolutionary
  • – Jerry Rothwell, Director of Town of Runners

Chaired by renowned filmmaker Brian Woods, the session delved into the problems international filmmakers face when filming abroad. Shooting, funding, and distributing films set in the developing world can be a complex process, with additional ethical and moral difficulties to face. The leading directors discussed tips, techniques and offered invaluable advice gained from years of experience at the hard end of independent documentary filmmaking.