Sheffield, part two

Over the past days, being isolated in Sheffield and trying to keep being informed about what went on in the rest of the world, I read in the on-line newspapers that thunderstorms, hail and rain had been...

Sheffield Doc/Fest

There are certainties in life: travel to Sheffield and you’ll see rain. Lots of it. But during the Doc/Fest you will also meet a lot of enthusiastic documentary filmmakers who populate the different festival...

Krakow Film Festival, part 2

Good morning dear reader, Thanks for being with me for a fast report on my last day at the Krakow Film Festival. As announced in yesterday’s blog, this morning I courageously set out for the festival...

Krakow Film Festival

Is there a link between me going to a festival and pouring rain? I start to think there is. Sheffield Doc/fest be warned, keep your umbrellas ready for next week I’ll be there. But for now I’m here in...

ZagrebDox, last episode

Tell me it ain't true! You're here? On a Saturday? What a loyal readership you are. I'm flattered. When I woke up this morning, I was not alone. There it was, sitting on the rim of the bed, that faithful...

ZagrebDox, part 6

What an exciting day this has been! Challenging, exhausting, full of mystery and absorbing all my energy. Yep, you've guessed it,  I've spend the bigger part of the day reading the Creative...

ZagrebDox, part 5

Shouldn't a man consider himself very lucky when, stepping into his hotel room after midnight, sitting down at his desk, thinking about the past 16 hours, he can honestly say:"it has been a good day"? Well,...

ZagrebDox, part 4

Today has been quite uneventful. I had earmarked the morning to catch up with some office work and to deal with some stuff from my former (producer-)life that I had to get out of the way. Much to my surprise I...

ZagrebDox, part 3

After yesterday's opening session, Zagreb Dox really took off today (see picture), and it was a strong start. Former EDN director Leena Pasanen and former EDN Chairperson Stefano Tealdi kicked of their...

ZagrebDox, part 2

Yesterday I took off in a spring-like Münich, to land - only 45 minutes later - in the deepest and wettest Autumn in Zagreb. Europe might be under way to unification, but not weather-wise. Since I'm one of...

ZagrebDox, part one

Sunday morning, Brussels National Airport. On my way to Zagreb Dox, for a week of documentary screenings, workshops, debates and info-sessions. I'm very curious to find out what awaits me. I have to admit...