Producer Jessica Sanders is the winner of the Sun Valley Film Festival $25,000 Ford Producers Grant prize for her project titled Picking Cotton.
Mexican Film Wins Films Progress 37 Toulouse Awards + San Sebastian Festival Exits as Partner
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.
International Film Organizations Call for Freedom of Iranian Director Mohammad Rasoulof
Major international film organizations released statements expressing concern about “the imminent incarceration” of Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof.
Bentonville Film Festival Selects 8 Festival Alumni for ‘See It, Be It Filmmaker Fellowship’
The Bentonville Film Festival Foundation and The Coca-Cola Foundation announced the winners of the “See It, Be It Filmmaker Fellowship.”
POP AYE Director Kirsten Tan Wins 2020 SFFILM New American 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.
Filmmaker Angela Schanelec Gets Complete Retrospective at Film at Lincoln Center
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 Announces Winners of Filmmaker Grants at Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch
Film Independent announced the winners of its four filmmaker grants at the annual Spirit Awards Nominee Brunch.
Indie Filmmakers Gina Hackett and Josalynn Smith Win 2019 Sloan Science in Cinema Fellowships
SFFILM selected two filmmakers – Gina Hackett and Josalynn Smith to receive 2019 Sloan Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellowships.
Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film Festival in NYC Announces 2020 Dates + Call for Entries
The Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film Festival in New York City announced the dates for the seventeenth edition of the festival taking place in 2020.
7 Indie Filmmakers Selected for 2019 Film Independent Producing Lab
Film Independent announced the independent film producers along with their film projects selected for its 19th annual Producing Lab.
5 Documentary Films Awarded 2019 SFFILMDocumentary Film Fund Grants
Five documentary films win 2019 SFFILMDocumentary Film Fund awards totaling $125,000, which support feature-length documentaries in post-production.