Hi, I'm Donna Lipowitz, an Independent Documentary Filmmaker based in London,
Born in 1973 in Brisbane Australia, of German and British decent.
I've just completed my newest Documentary Film 'Cat Show' (59 minutes) which is due for release in 2015.
After Graduating from Griffith University Brisbane, Australia with a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television Production in 1993, I began my career in Filmmaking working in the Art Department on Feature Films and Television Shows in Australia and Germany.
In 2011 I studied Documentary Filmmaking at the MET Film School in London. My first Documentary Film, GOKULA - A Place on Earth for Cows has been well received and was screened at many film festivals including: LIDF lidf.co.uk/ (London International Documentary Film Festival) in London 2012
LABFFF in London early 2013 letsallbefree.com/Latest-News/film-festival-official-selection-announced.html
May 2013 at the 16th Cinemambiente Environmental Film Festival in Italy cinemambiente.it/film_ambiente/6758_Gokula_-_A_Place_on_Earth_for_Cows.html
and tuttinellostessopiatto.it/cortometraggi/ "All in the same Dish" festival in Trento Italy, November 2013.
In 2013 I completed my first long form Documentary Film "DOG DANCING SCHOOL" Premiered at the Seventh Annual Costa Rica International Film Festival in Montezuma. June 28th - 30th.
montezumafilmfestival.com/home.html and won the award for best short documentary film.
Dog Dancing School premiered on UK Cable Television Channel Animal Planet December 17th press.discovery.com/uk/apl/programs/dog-dancing-school/
March/ April 2013 I took part in the International Documentary Challenge docchallenge.org/About/ over 5 days, where I completed the short Documentary Film, "Remember to Breathe."
It Premiered at the Cardiff Mini Film Festival on the 23rd June. cardiffminifilmfestival.co.uk/ and was awarded a prize for runner up in the documentary category.
End of 2014 I competed 'Cat Show' (59') which won best international feature Documentary at the American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs March 2015.
- Twitter - Lipowitz Films
- Lipowitz Films Blog - A more personal insight into my life as a filmaker
- You Tube channel - Lipowitz Films
- Lipowitz Films Website - *work in progress
- Donna Lipowitz on Facebook - my personal facebook page
- Linkedin - Linkedin site
- Dog Dancing School - Facebook Page
- Costa Rica Film Festival - Dog Dancing School World Premiere
- Gokula A Place on Earth for Cows - Facebook Page
- Lets All Be Free Film Festival - Gokula Screened here in April
- Shooting People - Crew Site
- Film Festival Life
- IMDB - Donna Lipowitz
- LIDF - London International Doc Festival 2012
- Cinemambiente Festival Italy - Gokula Screened here May 2013
- All in the Same Dish Festival - Gokula Sceens at Film Festival in Trento Italy
- Canamedia - Distributor for Dog Dancing School
- Animal Planet UK - TV Premiere for Dog Dancing School