Sundance Institute will honor “The Forty-Year-Old Version” filmmaker Radha Blank with the 2020 Vanguard Award.
Cathy Brady (Wildfire), Aleem Khan (After Love) and Francis Lee (Ammonite) are shortlisted for the IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker Bursary Award which will be announced at the 2020 BFI London Film Festival.
IF/Then Shorts announced the six short film finalists for the inaugural North Shorts Program.
The 2020 Louisiana Film Prize announced the 20 finalists who will compete for a $25,000 grand prize.
SFFILM announced the four winners of 2020 SFFILM Documentary Film Fund grants totaling $80,000.
Watch behind the scenes music video shoot footage for the animated film The Power of Hope with 13-year-old filmmaker Kalia Love Jones.
Sundance Institute announced the winners of its first-ever Women at Sundance | Adobe Fellowship, designed to support women artists.
The Chicago International Film Festival announced this year’s Industry Days will be held virtually for a global audience, from October 12-18, 2020.
Sundance Institute selected 22 independent nonfiction filmmakers and their projects for the latest Grantees of the Institute’s Documentary Fund totaling $520,000.
Producer Jessica Sanders is the winner of the Sun Valley Film Festival $25,000 Ford Producers Grant prize for her project titled Picking Cotton.
The Mexican production “50 o Dos Ballenas se Encuentran en la Playa” was awarded the Films in Progress Award at the 2020 Films in Progress Toulouse.
American Documentary Re-opens Artist Emergency Fund for Indie Documentary Community Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic
American Documentary, the organization behind the PBS series POV, is launching a COVID-19 Artist Emergency Fund to support the independent documentary community.