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Folkestone Documentary Festival: Doc Society Masterclass with Shanida Scotland

Folkestone Documentary Festival: FREE Doc Society Masterclass with Shanida Scotland

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A guiding principle of “radical collaboration” underpins everything at Doc Society, and in this Masterclass, Doc Society Director Shanida Scotland shares an overview of their global documentary programmes, impact work and climate initiatives and more.

About Shanida Scotland

Shanida Scotland is a Director at Doc Society. Before Doc Society, Shanida was Commissioning Editor at The Guardian and worked long term at STORYVILLE, the BBC’s multi award-winning flagship international documentary strand. Shanida is an award-winning commissioning editor and executive producer, working within documentary film and audio. Shanida developed the ongoing series AFTERWORDS, an award-winning audio documentary series that puts the ideas of great writers into dialogue with contemporary writers, academics and activists, for Falling Tree Productions and BBC Radio 3 and 4.

About Doc Society

Doc Society is a not for profit foundation supporting documentary filmmakers with direct grants, resources and editorial expertise. This includes the BFI Doc Society Fund which supports creative and hybrid feature documentaries and short films by diverse, emerging voices from across the UK (using National Lottery funds).



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