The European Film Academy and the Berlin International Film Festival issued a statement calling for the immediate and unconditional release of writer, human rights lawyer, and activist Nasrin Sotoudeh.
SFFILM announced the four winners of 2020 SFFILM Documentary Film Fund grants totaling $80,000.
Sundance Institute announced the winners of its first-ever Women at Sundance | Adobe Fellowship, designed to support women artists.
The Chicago International Film Festival announced this year’s Industry Days will be held virtually for a global audience, from October 12-18, 2020.
This week’s box office numbers: Dave Franco’s ‘The Rental’ takes number one spot.
July is off to a good start with the release of some highly anticipated official trailers.
The UK arts sector will receive $2 billion in government relief after being hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. The UK announced over the weekend that emergency grants and loans would protect the country’s museums, galleries, theaters, independent cinemas, heritage sites, and music venues.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 819 to join, including Awkwafina, Natasha Lyonne and Lakeith Stanfield.
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.
Major international film organizations released statements expressing concern about “the imminent incarceration” of Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof.
The Bentonville Film Festival Foundation and The Coca-Cola Foundation announced the winners of the “See It, Be It Filmmaker Fellowship.”
SFFILM selected two filmmakers – Gina Hackett and Josalynn Smith to receive 2019 Sloan Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellowships.
Five documentary films win 2019 SFFILMDocumentary Film Fund awards totaling $125,000, which support feature-length documentaries in post-production.
SFFILM and the Catapult Film Fund announced the three documentary filmmaking teams that have been awarded 2019 SFFILM Catapult Film Fellowships.
Sundance Institute announced the expansion of the Science Sandbox Nonfiction Initiative, and the initial nine science-focused independent projects selected for support this year.
The 10th Durban FilmMart, the industry development program of the Durban International Film Festival closed in style with its awards ceremony.
Continuance Pictures has selected the Top 25 script submissions for the first Continue Short Film Initiative, which aims to establish a platform for Australian talent and emerging filmmakers.
Five boundary-pushing nonfiction film project teams will convene at the Sundance Resort in Utah on June 21, for the Sundance Institute’s 2019 Documentary Edit and Story Lab.
Sundance Institute, will present The Farewell director Lulu Wang, an alumna of Institute’s 2017 FilmTwo Initiative, with its Vanguard Award.
Indigenous Filmmakers, Kyle Bell and Peshawn Bread Selected for 2019 Sundance Institute Native Filmmakers Lab
Two Indigenous filmmakers, Kyle Bell (Creek-Thlopthlocco Tribal Town) and Peshawn Bread (Comanche) have been chosen to participate in the 2019 Sundance Institute Native Filmmakers Lab.
Filmmakers from the U.S., Lebanon, Palestine, and the United Kingdom have been selected for the 2019 Sundance Institute Directors and Screenwriters Labs.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center, celebrating its 50th anniversary, is getting a new name.
The Seattle International Film Festival announced the 2019 Film Teams for the four feature films – two documentary and two narratives, and Industry Mentors for the New Works-in-Progress Forum.