Film Independent has selected 13 filmmakers and eight projects for its 2019 Documentary Lab.
5 Indie Directors Selected for Film Independent’s 19th Directing Lab
Film Independent has selected five up and coming directors for its 19th Directing Lab, and presented the inaugural K Period Media Fellowship to Andrew Huang, to develop his script Tiger Girl.
11 Screenwriters Selected for Sundance Institute’s 7th Screenwriters Intensive
Eleven emerging screenwriters have been selected to participate in Sundance Institute’s seventh annual Screenwriters Intensive in Los Angeles.
17 Indie Films Awarded Rooftop Films 2018-19 Filmmakers Fund Grants
Rooftop Films awarded seventeen grants to alumni filmmakers, including the Rooftop Films Water Tower Feature Film Grant, presented to director Anastasia Kirillova and co-directors Ru Kuwahata & Max Porter.
37 New Feature Film Projects Selected for 2019 Berlinale Co-Production Market
37 new feature film projects, almost 50% directed by women, will participate in the 2019 Berlinale Co-Production Market.
Chinese Filmmaker Siyi Chen Wins 2019 SFFILM New American Fellowship
Chinese filmmaker Siyi Chen is the winner of the 2019 SFFILM New American Fellowship, supporting the development of her documentary, including My Grandma’s a Dancer and People’s Hospital.
7 Indie Films Awarded $240,000 in Fall 2018 SFFILM Rainin Grants
Seven indie narrative films will receive a total of $240,000 in funding in the latest round of SFFILM Rainin Grants to support the next stage of their creative process, from screenwriting to post-production.
5 Filmmakers Selected for 5th Ikusmira Berriak Development Program
Out of 174 submissions, five film makers from Argentina, Brazil, Spain, Switzerland and the USA have been selected for the fifth edition of the Ikusmira Berriak development and residency program
Yance Ford, Alexandria Bombach Among Inaugural Class of Sundance Institute’s Momentum Fellows
Sundance Institute announced today the eight members of the inaugural class of the Momentum Fellowship, a full-year program of deep, customized creative and professional support for writers, directors, and producers from underrepresented communities
5 Indie Films Win $100,000 in Fall 2018 SFFILM Westridge Grants
Five filmmaking teams were granted funding in the Fall 2018 round of SFFILM Westridge Grants, to help support the screenwriting and project development stages of their narrative feature films.
15 Rising Filmmakers Win 2019 Sundance Ignite Fellowships
From a broad global pool of more than 1,200 applicants, Sundance Institute and Adobe selected fifteen 18-to-24-year-old filmmakers from three continents for the one-year 2019 Sundance Ignite Fellowship.
33 Documentaries Win Sundance Institute Documentary Fund and Stories of Change Grant
Thirty-three nonfiction works from seventeen countries comprise the latest Sundance Institute Documentary Fund and Stories of Change Grantees.