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.
Major international film organizations released statements expressing concern about “the imminent incarceration” of Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof.
The Bentonville Film Festival Foundation and The Coca-Cola Foundation announced the winners of the “See It, Be It Filmmaker Fellowship.”
Filmmaker Kirsten Tan, whose debut feature Pop Aye premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, is the winner of the 2020 SFFILM New American Fellowship.
Film at Lincoln Center will present Dreamed Paths: The Films of Angela Schanelec, a retrospective of the Berlin School filmmaker’s audacious body of work
Film Independent announced the winners of its four filmmaker grants at the annual Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch.
SFFILM selected two filmmakers – Gina Hackett and Josalynn Smith to receive 2019 Sloan Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellowships.
The Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film Festival in New York City announced the dates for the seventeenth edition of the festival taking place in 2020.
Film Independent announced the independent film producers along with their film projects selected for its 19th annual Producing Lab.
Five documentary films win 2019 SFFILMDocumentary Film Fund awards totaling $125,000, which support feature-length documentaries in post-production.
SFFILM and the Catapult Film Fund announced the three documentary filmmaking teams that have been awarded 2019 SFFILM Catapult Film Fellowships.
Sundance Institute announced the expansion of the Science Sandbox Nonfiction Initiative, and the initial nine science-focused independent projects selected for support this year.
The 10th Durban FilmMart, the industry development program of the Durban International Film Festival closed in style with its awards ceremony.