News Archive

Check out all of the news and event updates from the Documentary Film Program throughout the years.

01.19.18 Original Body of Pain Lands Outreach Grant

01.18.18 Berra Co-Directs New York Times Op-Doc

01.15.18 Daddy Premieres in DC

11.11.17 Emmy-Nominated Producer and Editor Visits DFP

10.22.17 Gilbert Leads BendFilm Festival Panel

10.11.17 Sheridan to Speak at Mizzou

10.07.17 Award-Winning Filmmaker Visits DFP

09.30.17 DFP Hosts Meet the Filmmaker Session with Jessica Devaney

09.26.17 Wright and Zhang Represent DFP at Pitch Perfect

08.06.17 Emmy Nominees!

06.22.17 Schimmel Accepts University of Hawaii Faculty Position

05.28.17 Sheridan Joins DFP Faculty

04.13.17 Schimmel Selected for Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at Cannes

04.11.17 Wright Captures 2nd Place PitchFest Honors

03.12.17 The MFA Student Experience

02.03.17 More Fest Success for Schimmel!

12.28.16 Tune In for Soul City’s TV Premiere

12.05.16 Sports Storytelling Students Share the M.A. Experience

11.13.16 Soul City Screens at DOC NYC!

10.15.16 Sports Storytelling Program Hosts Conversation with Athlete and Activist Dr. John Carlos

10.05.16 DFP Welcomes Sheridan as Visiting Instructor

09.28.16 Schimmel Earns Award of Merit

09.23.16 Two Fests, Two Wins for Soul City

09.23.16 Trailblazer Studio Visit

08.20.16 Summer Success for Looking for Trouble

07.15.16 Berra Joins Firelight Media

05.23.16 Schimmel Chosen for Southern Exposure Film Fellowship

05.16.16 Congrats to the Class of 2016!

04.16.16 Gallen Captures PitchFest Win

04.16.16 Full Frame Fellows

03.24.16 Congrats to DFP Richter Recipients!

03.03.16 Carolina Characters Film Fest

02.29.16 A Special Oscar Night for Soul City

02.21.16 Haq Joins Elon Faculty

01.30.16 Critically Acclaimed Filmmaker Visits DFP

01.15.16 Look Who’s Headed to the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

12.26.15 MA Internship Opportunities

11.27.15 Checking in with unmappable

10.19.15 Emmy Award-Winning Filmmaker and NBA All-Star Bring New Opportunities in Sports Storytelling

10.09.15 International Journalist Shares Storytelling Experience

09.18.15 Jason Osder Visits the DFP

09.17.15 Hollerin’ Earns its First Laurel

09.15.15 Furnish Represents DFP at UFVA

08.15.15 UNC-TV Features Student Short

08.04.15 DFP Moves Downtown

07.26.15 MFA Film at Independent Film Week

07.25.15 Dickson Named Associate Dean

05.22.15 LFP Grant Goes to DFP Alum

05.17.15 Congrats MFA 2015 Graduates!

05.04.15 Fest Success for 1st Year Students

04.19.15 A Double Win for unmappable!

04.16.15 Alum Offers Advice on Non-Profit Storytelling

04.01.15 The Amazing Mr. Ash at CIMM Fest

03.26.15 Students Land CEES Grant

03.17.15 Unmappable Screens at SXSW

03.06.15 Albert Maysles (1926-2015)

02.28.15 Sports Storytelling Program

02.10.15 Unmappable in SXSW!

01.30.15 Webber/Gilbert Media Group Finds Success at Sundance

01.16.15 Former Student Film is “Must-See” at Sundance

01.01.15 A Busy New Year for DFP Alum

12.03.14 A Sundance World Premiere

11.07.14 Indy Memphis Honors Hoop Dreams

10.22.14 Winning Weekend in New Orleans!

10.16.14 DFP Students Make Their Mark in New Orleans

10.16.14 DFP Student Earns Audience Choice Award

10.08.14 Mr. Ash Goes Hollywood

10.06.14 Gilbert Named a Top Chicago Storyteller

10.02.14 A Win for Unconditional

09.17.14 A Hometown Screening for The Amazing Mr. Ash

09.08.14 “Animating the Void” has its Festival Premiere

08.31.14 Summer Fun with Southern Exposure

08.17.14 Friviolous Things Premiere

08.15.14 DFP at UFVA

08.03.14 Dryden Lands Job at Udacity

06.27.14 Google Cultural Institute Hosts Filipino Street Art Project

06.18.14 Rosdail Heads to University of Nebraska at Kearney

06.17.14 DFP Faculty News

04.14.14 Mulitmedia Presentation of Mary/Maryam

04.12.14 Hodson Wins RiverRun Pitchfest

04.10.14 Hodson Competes in RiverRun PitchFest

04.02.14 Screening and Honoring of Kartemquin Films

03.25.14 Danzi to teach at Frostburg State

03.07.14 Good News Keeps Coming!

02.28.14 Haq Earns Student Emmy Nomination

02.17.14 Screening of The Daily

02.10.14 Carolla Lands Position at Davidson

01.20.14 Artists of the Holocaust: A Collection of Short Films

01.17.14 Q & A with Peter Gilbert

01.12.14 An International Debut

01.03.14 Sundance Honors Hoop Dreams

11.21.13 Haq Honored by DGA

11.20.13 The Other Army Screening

11.14.13 Shorts Screen at Carrboro

10.29.13 DFP Preview Screenings

10.17.13 Pitch Perfect Win in New Orleans

10.17.13 The Power of Glove Screening

10.17.13 Q & A with Cabin Creek Producer

10.14.13 Cabin Creek Producer Visits DFP

10.06.13 Hodson Heads to Pitch Perfect

10.01.13 Laramie Inside Out Screening

09.23.13 A Winning Debut

09.15.13 Meet the Class of 2016

09.15.13 Festival News

09.08.13 Student films to be featured in local school curriculums

08.23.13 September Screenings

08.18.13 Festival News: A Win and Official Selections

08.18.13 Living in the Overlap Screening

07.18.13 Former Student Named A New Face of Independent Film

07.12.13 The Power of Glove Gets Some Buzz

07.10.13 Chan Soo Explores Alabama

05.29.13 Wagonmasters Brings Home 2nd Place Emmy Honor

05.29.13 Sneak Preview Screening

05.28.13 DFP Student Lands UFVA Carole Fielding Grant

05.27.13 Peter Carolla Named UFVA Fellow

05.26.13 Order The Last Flight of Petr Ginz

04.23.13 Andrew Austin Wins RiverRun PitchFest

03.18.13 DFP Offers Emphasis in Entrepreneurship Education in the Creative Arts

03.16.13 DFP Students Launch Production House

03.15.13 Alums Screen at Sundance, Tribeca and Hot Docs

03.14.13 RiverRun Screens DFP Student Films

11.05.12 Special Preview Screening, Q & A with Director

10.20.12 Zaluski Wins New Orleans Pitch Contest

10.10.12 Screening of Brother Number One

08.18.12 First Year Students Arrive, Bootcamp Begins

08.01.12 The Last Flight of Petr Ginz Captures Festival Award

08.01.12 Peter Gilbert Hired as Full-Time Faculty

06.18.12 DFP Students Film in India, Pakistan, Zambia and Venice

04.01.12 RiverRun Screens DFP Student Films

03.25.12 Q&A with Peter Gilbert

02.01.12 Filmmaker Visit Focuses on Holocaust and Ethics

07.25.11 DFP in the News

07.25.11 Peter Gilbert to Join DFP in Fall 2011

06.25.11 Civil Indigent Wins Cine Award

05.01.11 Civil Indigent is Finalist for Student Oscar

04.01.11 DFP Film Festival Updates

01.25.11 DFP Featured in Wake Forest Magazine

01.05.11 Bound by Haiti Garners National Attention

12.01.10 MFA Candidate Teaches Documentary Skills to Nicaraguan Teenagers

10.02.05 Internships

10.02.05 Why The DFP?