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.
Film Independent has selected 13 filmmakers and eight projects for its 2019 Documentary Lab.
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.