Three filmmakers are winners of the 2016 San Francisco Film Society SFFS Documentary Film Fund awards totaling $75,000,which support feature-length documentaries in postproduction.
James N. Kienitz Wilkins is the recipient of the 2016 Kazuko Trust Award given annually by the Kazuko Trust and the Film Society of Lincoln Center in recognition of the excellence and innovation of an artist’s moving-image work.
The ‘Association for the Promotion of Film in Switzerland’ has nominated five Swiss film projects for this year’s Filmmaker Award at Zurich Film Festival.
Eleven Screenwriters + 1 Writing Team on Shortlist for 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting
Eleven individual screenwriters and one writing team have been shortlisted for the 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.
Film Independent announced the screenwriters selected for its 18th annual Screenwriting Lab. The Screenwriting Lab is an intensive five-week program designed to help writers improve their craft, and take their current scripts to the next level in a nurturing and challenging creative environment.
Forbes is holding a short film contest open to filmmakers under the age of 30. The winning shorts will be shown at a miniature film festival during the Under 30 Summit in Boston from October 16-18.
The 2016 Pembroke Taparelli Arts and Film Festival (PTAFF) will be held from November 1st through 4th at Raleigh Studios Hollywood and is extending deadline for film submissions.
The 43rd Seattle International Film Festival taking place May 18 to June 11, 2017, is now accepting submissions of live action and animated features, documentaries, and short films.
HBO has launched HBO Asian Pacific American Visionaries, a short film competition dedicated to showcasing emerging APA directors with unique perspectives of the Asian Pacific American experience.
The San Francisco Film Society today announced the ten finalists for the 2016 San Francisco Film Society Documentary Film Fund awards totaling $75,000, which support feature-length documentaries in postproduction.
The Durban FilmMart (DFM), the industry development program of the Durban Film Office and the Durban International Film Festival, wrapped with the Durban FilmMart Awards 2016 ceremony.
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.
Last week, the Black Women Film Network (BWFN) hosted the 2016 Black Women Film Summit, featuring the popular “Untold Stories Awards Luncheon.”