Natalie Stendall

Film and fashion writer based in Birmingham, UK. Contributor to Gorilla Film Online and Audiences Everywhere. Film critic for Mansfield & Ashfield Chad newspaper and syndicated across the Midlands. Blogs at WriterLovesMovies.com.

Sheffield Doc Fest 2015: Day 3 & 4

Gorilla contributor Natalie Stendall has been picking her way through the thick jungle of the Sheffield Doc/Fest this week. Read part 1 here. After a packed weekend of film premieres, Monday at Doc Fest was a day of commissioning. The first session focussed on the evolution of specialist documentaries, whilst other commissioning sessions throughout the day explored topics including arts programming, class and culture restrictions and the increasingly blurred line between factual and entertainment.

Sheffield Doc Fest 2015: Days 1 & 2

Gorilla contributor Natalie Stendall has been picking her way through the thick jungle of the Sheffield Doc/Fest this week. The first full day of Sheffield Doc/Fest included world premieres of Magali Pettier’s portrait of farming in North Yorkshire Addicted To Sheep, Brian Hill’s noir-thriller documentary about a man who confessed to over 30 murders in Sweden The Confessions of Thomas Quick and an EU premiere of Landfill Harmonic following the fortunes of a Paraguayan orchestra with instruments made from rubbish dump materials.
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