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POV Magazine‘s Winter 2010 Focus on Education issue is now out!

This second annual edition is a one-of-a kind tool designed to cultivate documentary filmmaking amongst emerging filmmakers.

What’s in this issue:

  • Canada’s Film Schools: An Overview with Charts
    Our annual cross-country checkup on the nation’s film schools includes regional surveys and a national chart.
  • Teaching Film As A Creative Sport
    Veteran teacher—and documentarian—Lois Siegel shares tips and a course outline with POV.
  • The Rise and Fall of a Canadian Film School
    The Summer Institute of Canadian Film and Television ran a brilliant programme for 29 years—until the Conservative government cut its funding. A summing-up by its founder Tom Shoebridge.
  • Multiculturalism, Radical Outcasts and Superheroes
    Documentary teacher and curator Ezra Winton (and founder of Cinema Politica) offers his critical take on recent docs on education.
  • Kids Speak
    Melanie Sevcenko explores how doc festivals IDFA (International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam), Hot Docs and One World in Schools (OWiS) are leading the way in teaching young students how to make and understand non-fiction films. Sevcenko reports.
  • Larger Than Life
    What’s it like to attend the Real to Reel programme at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival)? Filmmaker James Buffin gives you the skinny—from Wiseman to Longinotto to Spurlock.
  • My Way
    European festivals offer veteran journalist Truls Lie the chance to see essay films and meet legendary talents.

You can grab your copy online OR at your local bookstore / newsstand!