IFC Conferences since 1974 in ‘Capitals of Radio’
IFC HISTORY (short)
The International Feature Conference is organized once a year in a different country each time.
It all started in 1974 in Berlin under the benign dictatorship of Peter Leonard Braun, a German feature-maker of vision.
statement P.L. Braun: ‘The Genenis’ 1999, March 29
The international radio documentary was a pretty bland concoction up until the mid-1960s. Although most radio countries made documentaries, some producing innovative and interesting results, no one knew.
Peter Leonard Braun set up what he liked to call ‘an annual conference of shoemakers’, a forum for discussing each other’s work with somethimes ruthless honesty.
The number of participants grew steadily up to the maximum of 70, and in the recent years it has been difficult to keep the number that low. READ MORE …