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.
Eleven emerging screenwriters have been selected to participate in Sundance Institute’s seventh annual Screenwriters Intensive in Los Angeles.
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, almost 50% directed by women, will participate in the 2019 Berlinale Co-Production Market.
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.
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
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.
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.
Thirty-three nonfiction works from seventeen countries comprise the latest Sundance Institute Documentary Fund and Stories of Change Grantees.
Tribeca and CHANEL continue to provide extraordinary opportunities to propel women filmmakers forward with the fourth annual THROUGH HER LENS: The Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program.
SFFILM on Friday announced the five winners of the 2018 SFFILM Documentary Film Fund awards totaling $125,000,
Two filmmakers -So Young Shelly Yo and Erica Liu have been selected by SFFILM to receive 2018 Sloan Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellowships,
SFFILM awarded its inaugural SFFILM Environmental Fellowship along with the $25,000 cash prize to filmmaker Christi Cooper and her documentary Youth v. Gov.
Yellow Veil Pictures, Inc. a new worldwide film sales company focusing exclusively on arthouse genre cinema launches out of the Frontières Co-Production Market at the Fantasia International Film Festival with the German horror film Luz.
Five projects will convene at the Sundance Resort in Utah for the Sundance Institute flagship Documentary Edit and Story Lab on July 6.
Three filmmaking teams -Isabel Castro, Malika Zouhali-Worrall, and Ted Passon and Yoni Brook – have been awarded the inaugural SFFILM Catapult Film Fellowships.
Today TIFF announced the 12 selected participants in this year’s TIFF Writers’ Studio.
13 Indie Feature Film Projects Selected to Attend Sundance Institute Directors and Screenwriters Labs
Thirteen new independent feature projects from the U.S., Cuba, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, and Palestine have been selected for the 2018 Sundance Institute Directors and Screenwriters Labs.
President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series with Netflix.
Five filmmaking teams will receive a total of $100,000 in funding in the inaugural round of SFFILM Westridge Grants
The Sundance Institute will award $585,000 in targeted grants to twenty-three projects from independent nonfiction storytellers.
Writer/director/producer/musician/activist Boots Riley, an alumni of both the Sundance Labs and Film Festival, will be honored with the Sundance Institute’s annual Vanguard Award
Film Independent has picked 6 emerging independent film directors for its 18th annual Directing Lab, an intensive eight-week program designed to support the directors on their feature films.
Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers is 2018 Recipient of Sundance Institute Merata Mita Fellowship for Indigenous Artists
Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (Blackfoot/Sámi) from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is the 2018 recipient of the Sundance Institute Merata Mita Fellowship – an annual fellowship named in honor of the late Māori filmmaker Merata Mita (1942-2010).