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.
Seven narrative feature films in various stages of production will receive a total of $200,000 in funding in Spring 2019 SFFILM Rainin Grants.
Continuance Pictures has selected the Top 25 script submissions for the first Continue Short Film Initiative, which aims to establish a platform for Australian talent and emerging filmmakers.
Five boundary-pushing nonfiction film project teams will convene at the Sundance Resort in Utah on June 21, for the Sundance Institute’s 2019 Documentary Edit and Story Lab.
25 documentary films from 12 countries are the latest Sundance Institute Documentary Fund and Stories of Change Grantees.
Sundance Institute, will present The Farewell director Lulu Wang, an alumna of Institute’s 2017 FilmTwo Initiative, with its Vanguard Award.
Indigenous Filmmakers, Kyle Bell and Peshawn Bread Selected for 2019 Sundance Institute Native Filmmakers Lab
Two Indigenous filmmakers, Kyle Bell (Creek-Thlopthlocco Tribal Town) and Peshawn Bread (Comanche) have been chosen to participate in the 2019 Sundance Institute Native Filmmakers Lab.
Filmmakers from the U.S., Lebanon, Palestine, and the United Kingdom have been selected for the 2019 Sundance Institute Directors and Screenwriters Labs.