SFFILM has selected two new screenwriting teams to receive Sloan Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellowships, which will support the development of their narrative feature screenplays.
The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) today announced over 35 television, digital, web and app-based series to be presented at the 39th annual IFP Week, taking place September 17 to 21, 2017 in Brooklyn.
13 film projects including Berlin Film Festival award winning Felicité by Alain Gomis, have been recommended for funding at the 26th jury session of the Berlinale’s World Cinema Fund (WCF).
The Durban FilmMart (DFM), the industry development program of the Durban Film Office and Durban International Film Festival ended on a high note with the awards ceremony
Sundance Institute and Skywalker Sound Announce Composers, Directors for 2017 Music and Sound Design Labs
Sundance Institute along with Skywalker Sound announced the composers and directors selected for the Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Labs
TIFF and CBC Breaking Barriers Film Fund yesterday announced a new screenwriting grant created to support Canada’s diverse screenwriting talent, and discover a great Canadian screenplay.
Kino Lorber is forming a multi-year strategic alliance with renowned film distributor Zeitgeist Films, founded and run by industry leaders Nancy Gerstman and Emily Russo.
The Sundance Institute has selected eight documentary film projects for its annual Documentary Edit and Story Labs, taking place in two sessions at the Sundance Resort in Utah
10 projects and 24 filmmakers have been selected for the Film Independent’s 14th annual Fast Track film finance market.
AFI Celebrates 50th Anniversary Commencement with Honorees Carol Burnett, Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick
The American Film Institute (AFI) held a historic AFI Conservatory Commencement at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Monday, June 5, 2017.
Thirteen new independent feature projects from Cuba, Chile, Kenya, the UK and the U.S. have been selected for the 2017 Sundance Institute Directors and Screenwriters Labs
Sundance Institute Selects 11 Artists with VR and Emerging Media Storytelling Projects for New Frontier Story Lab
Sundance Institute has selected six projects for the annual New Frontier Story Lab, which supports independent artists working at the cutting-edge convergence of film, art, media, live performance and technology.
Native American Filmmakers, Erin Lau and Shaandiin Tome Selected for 2017 Sundance Institute Native Filmmakers Lab
Two Native American filmmakers, Erin Lau (Native Hawaiian) and Shaandiin Tome (Diné), have been selected to participate in the 2017 Sundance Institute Native Filmmakers Lab.
Julie Perini Wins 2017 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship to Fund ‘The Story of Butch Lesbian Freedom Fighter rita bo brown’
Julie Perini has been selected by The Northwest Film Center, Oregon Arts Commission, and Portland Film Office as the winner of the 2017 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship (OMAF).
Montclair Film announced the winners of the 2017 Emerging Filmmaker Competition (EFC), a program that screens work by students in grades 4-12 from the Tri-State Area and beyond.
Film Independent Selects 10 Indie Filmmakers for 2017 Documentary Lab + Launches Fiscal Sponsorship Program
10 filmmakers and six projects have been selected for Film Independent’s 2017 Documentary Lab.
Film Independent and IFC have renewed their exclusive agreement for IFC to telecast the annual Film Independent Spirit Awards in the U.S. through 2020. This year’s event airs live on IFC on Saturday, February 25 at 2 pm PT/5 pm ET.
The Dance Films Association, (DFA) has selected four dance film projects as the recipients of the 2016 Production Grant. This year’s recipient of the full $2,500 award is From There to Here, directed by Sydney Skov and Janique Robillard.
Eleven indie filmmakers have been awarded “Filmed in NC” grants, an initiative to support indie filmmakers in North Carolina.
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.
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.
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 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.