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).
SFFILM, in partnership with Vulcan Productions, has launched a new support program designed for nonfiction filmmakers, adding to its slate of artist development offerings for independent storytellers from across the US.
Rooftop Films awarded fifteen cash and service grants to alumni filmmakers, including The Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Garbó NYC Feature Film Grants
Sixteen up-and-coming screenwriters have been selected to attend Sundance Institute’s 2018 Screenwriters Lab
6 Indie Film Producers Selected for Film Independent 2017 Producing Lab, HOUSE OF TOMORROW Wins Sloan Grant
6 indie film producers have been selected for Film Independent’s 17th annual Producing Lab.
Award-winning filmmaker Dee Rees (Pariah, Bessie, Mudbound) will close the 13th annual Film Independent Forum with a Keynote Conversation.
SFFILM announced the six winners of the 2017 SFFILM Documentary Film Fund awards totaling $125,000, which support feature-length documentaries in postproduction.
Filmmaker Jordan Peele (Get Out, Key & Peele) will deliver the Filmmaker Keynote address at the 13th Film Independent Forum.
Film Independent has selected six screenwriters for its 19th annual Screenwriting Lab.
Film Independent is now accepting entries for the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards
Seeking the next generation of emerging filmmakers, Sundance Institute and Adobe Project 1324 are now accepting filmmaker submissions for the Sundance Ignite Short Film Challenge.
SFFILM has selected ten finalists for the 2017 SFFILM Documentary Film Fund which will award $125,000 to support feature-length documentaries in postproduction.
We Go On directed by Matteo Servente was named the winner of the 2nd annual Memphis Film Prize and walked away with the top award of $10,000 cash.