“I’m proud to be recognizing not just one, but two extraordinary documentaries this year,” said Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden.
Iranian filmmakers Mohammad Rasoulof, winner of Berlinale Golden Bear for There Is No Evil, and Mostafa Al-Ahmad have been arrested in Iran.
“All of the films were incredible. Each of the stories had something really special and moving,” said Melissa Barrera speaking on behalf of the jurors.
Radha Blank – Director, Writer, Actor of “The Forty-Year-Old Version” to Receive Sundance Institute 2020 Vanguard Award
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.