The first addition of The Craft Summit: The Art of Documentary Filmmaking presented by Documentary Campus shone a spotlight on the creative minds behind the most thought-provoking nonfiction films. Six curated sessions on Saturday 10 June revealed the processes, methods and magic behind documentary story development, directing, shooting, editing, composing and new serialised formats. Speakers included legendary film editor Walter Murch, award-winning director/producer Jihan El-Tahri, storytelling guru Fernanda Rossi, cinemathographer Shaul Schwartz (Trophy), directors Julia Dahr (Thank You For the Rain) and Ben Steele (Love and Hate Crime), filmmaker and visual journalist Charlotte Cook from Field of Vision and film music composers Balz Bachman and Nainita Desai.
Sat 10 June, ITV Townhall Reception Rooms
Recordings of the sessions from The Craft Summit will be available on the Doc/Fest YouTube channel soon.