To mark Canada’s National Aboriginal Day and to support the voices of Aboriginal Canadian artists, Whistler Film Festival yesterday opened the call for applications for the 2016 Aboriginal Filmmaker Fellowship.
Six producers and projects have been selected for the 2016 Whistler Film Festival Feature Project Lab, an intense two-phase business and creative content development experience focused on strengthening dramatic feature projects from script to screen.
Anya Beyersdorf, Brooke Goldfinch, Alex Murawski and Alex Ryan, are the four recipients of the first Lexus Australia Short Film Fellowship.
25 Projects Selected to Participate in Sundance Institute’s Screenwriters Lab, Documentary Edit, Story Labs and Theatre-Makers Residency
25 projects have been selected to participate in the Sundance Institute 2016 Screenwriters Lab, Documentary Edit and Story Labs and new Theatre-Makers Residency, which will take place concurrently this summer in the mountains of the Sundance Resort in Utah.
Shane McSauby and Willi White Selected to Participate in Sundance Institute’s 2016 Native Filmmakers Lab
Two emerging Native American storytellers Shane McSauby and Willi White have been selected to participate in the Sundance Institute’s 2016 Native Filmmakers Lab.
10 film projects have been selected to participate in the 14th Fast Track film finance market, held during the 2016 LA Film Festival.
Ten narratives have been selected for the 2016 IFP Filmmaker Labs, IFP’s annual yearlong fellowship for first-time feature directors.
Sundance Institute is expanding its signature artist development programs to include targeted support for second-time feature filmmakers, especially for women and filmmakers of color, through its new FilmTwo Initiative.
Nineteen documentaries and fiction feature film projects from around Africa have been selected for the 2016 Durban FilmMart (DFM) which takes place in Durban, South Africa from June 17 to 20, 2016.
Award-Winning Director Alice Rohrwacher is Film Society of Lincoln Center 2016 Filmmaker in Residence
Award-winning writer and director Alice Rohrwacher (The Wonders, NYFF 2014 and Corpo Celeste, NYFF 2011) has been selected as Film Society of Lincoln Center and Jaeger-LeCoultre 2016 Filmmaker in Residence.
Eight first-time filmmakers have been selected for the 2016 Sundance Institute Directors Lab, which helped launch the careers of award-winning filmmakers Cary Fukunaga, Dee Rees, Marielle Heller, Benh Zeitlin and Quentin Tarantino.
Ten projects have been selected for the 2016 Screen Forward Lab, (Independent Filmmaker Project) IFP’s year long fellowship for content creators with story-driven serialized projects.