The San Francisco Film Society has selected Michael Almereyda as the inaugural recipient of the Sloan Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellowship
The AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop for Women (DWW) — AFI’s filmmaker training program committed to increasing the number of women working as directors and showrunners in film and television — has revealed the eight participants for 2017–2018.
Filmmakers: Film Independent and Animation Studio LAIKA Announce 2nd Year of LAIKA Animation Fellowship
Film Independent and animation studio LAIKA (Kubo and the Two Strings) have announced a second year of the LAIKA Animation Fellowship in Project Involve.
Film Independent has selected six directors for its 17th annual Directing Lab. The Lab is an intensive eight-week program designed to support emerging independent film directors in prep on their feature films.
Amie Batalibasi (Australian Solomon Islander, Feralimae/Kosi) from Melbourne, Australia, is the 2017 recipient of the Sundance Institute Merata Mita Fellowship—an annual fellowship named in honor of the late Māori filmmaker Merata Mita (1942-2010).
Austin Film Festival (AFF) introduces two new contests to its slate of competitions for its 24th season, which takes place October 26 – November 2, 2017.
Rooftop Films has awarded sixteen cash and service grants to alumni filmmakers, including The Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Garbo NYC Feature Film Grants, which were awarded to directors Robert Greene and Kirsten Johnson.
The City of Austin’s Cultural Arts Division, part of the Economic Development Department, is seeking submissions of short films for its 2017 Faces of Austin program.
Nat Geo WILD uses the power of storytelling to inspire a love of wildlife and nature in its audiences, and through a new short film contest, the network is giving young filmmakers across the U.S. the chance to do the same.
Barry Jenkins, Pablo Larraín, and More to Participate in 16th Film Independent Directors Close-Up Series
Film Independent announced the guest speakers and program for their 16th annual Film Independent Directors Close-Up series, taking place on Wednesday nights from February 1 to March 1, 2017 at The Landmark in Los Angeles, California.
The Rogovy Foundation has selected four documentary films as winners of the Miller / Packan Documentary Film Fund Winter 2017 award.
The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is now accepting applications from first-time documentary filmmakers with works-in-progress for the 2017 Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant.
Six documentary projects that screened at AFI DOCS 2016 in Washington, DC, have been selected to receive funding from the AFI DOCS/NBCUniversal Impact Grants.
6 Indie Films Receive Fall 2016 San Francisco Film Society / Kenneth Rainin Foundation Filmmaking Grants
Six filmmaking teams will receive a total of $335,000 in funding in the latest round of Fall 2016 San Francisco Film Society (SFFS) / Kenneth Rainin Foundation (KRF) Filmmaking Grants
Filmmakers Peter Bratt and Carrie Lozano Among San Francisco Film Society 2016 Essential SF Honorees
The San Francisco Film Society announced the latest group of individuals and institutions to be added to Essential SF, the Film Society’s ongoing compendium of the Bay Area film community’s most vital figures and institutions.
Whether his characters are doing stand-up comedy, eating spaghetti in fancy hotels, or devoting their lives to conjuring the Devil himself, Grand Rapids native and filmmaker Joel Potrykus has no trouble making sure it gets really, really weird.
Sundance Institute has awarded over $1 million to documentary projects and artists at the forefront of global nonfiction storytelling
Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and LA Film Festival, announced the producers selected for its 16th annual Producing Lab.
The inaugural Oregon Filmmaker’s Residency Award for 2016 was awarded to Cambria Matlow to write a feature length narrative script for a feminist environmental fable set in the desert during the Rogue River War (1855-56) in Southern Oregon.
Tribeca Enterprises and CHANEL announced today the second annual THROUGH HER LENS: The Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program
Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the LA Film Festival, has selected 30 filmmakers for Project Involve, the organization’s signature diversity mentorship program
The Athena Film Festival (AFF) is partnering with IRIS to present the inaugural Athena IRIS Screenwriting Lab.
Celebrating its 12th year, the Asian Film Academy (AFA) embarked on its 18 day academic program on September 29th starting with a Welcome Reception
Four individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.