Tag: Competition

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IDFA2015 Competition Award Winners

2015 was a remarkable year for the IAFOR Documentary Film Award & Festival. New records were set in several areas, from number of entries to representation by country. Our goal to be a global competition which encompasses the world’s many...

/ November 17, 2015
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Grand Prize Winner & Best Newcomer Mini (2014) – Jack Weisman

Grand Prize Winner & Best Newcomer Mini (2014) The Changing Place of Making Jack Weisman Canada About the Film The Changing Place of Making is a process of understanding inherent legacies passed from one generation to another. Through examining the...

/ January 16, 2015
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Gary E. Swanson, Head Judge, Discusses This Year’s Awards (Video)

Prof. Gary E. Swanson, Head Judge of the IAFOR Documentary Film Award (IDFA) sits down with Dr. Joseph Haldane, IAFOR’s Executive Director, to talk about the formation and spirit of this year’s competition. This conversation is part of a longer...

/ August 12, 2014
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The IAFOR Documentary Film Award 2014 Launch

The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), in conjunction with The Asian Conference on Media and Mass Communication (MediAsia2014) and The Asian Conference on Film & Documentary (FilmAsia2014), is pleased to announce the launch of the IAFOR Documentary Film Award. The IAFOR...

/ June 17, 2014
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Gary E. Swanson Returns as Judge

Gary E. Swanson is founding judge of the IAFOR Open Film Competition, now the IAFOR Documentary Film Award. He has a very impressive background in broadcast and photojournalism and is returning as a judge for this year’s competition. Swanson is...

/ May 28, 2014
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Open Film Competition 2013 Doc Winner – Scott T. Murchie

Winner of the IAFOR Open Film Competition 2013 in the category of Documentary (over 40 minutes) has been awarded to Scott T. Murchie for Nickel City Smiler. The five finalist films were screened at the FilmAsia2013 Conference in Osaka, delighting...

/ December 11, 2013