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.
6 Indie Films Receive Fall 2016 San Francisco Film Society / Kenneth Rainin Foundation Filmmaking Grants
Six filmmaking teams will receive a total of $335,000 in funding in the latest round of Fall 2016 San Francisco Film Society (SFFS) / Kenneth Rainin Foundation (KRF) Filmmaking Grants
Filmmakers Peter Bratt and Carrie Lozano Among San Francisco Film Society 2016 Essential SF Honorees
The San Francisco Film Society announced the latest group of individuals and institutions to be added to Essential SF, the Film Society’s ongoing compendium of the Bay Area film community’s most vital figures and institutions.
Whether his characters are doing stand-up comedy, eating spaghetti in fancy hotels, or devoting their lives to conjuring the Devil himself, Grand Rapids native and filmmaker Joel Potrykus has no trouble making sure it gets really, really weird.
Sundance Institute has awarded over $1 million to documentary projects and artists at the forefront of global nonfiction storytelling
Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and LA Film Festival, announced the producers selected for its 16th annual Producing Lab.
Tribeca Enterprises and CHANEL announced today the second annual THROUGH HER LENS: The Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program
On Wednesday, October 19th, Kino Lorber launched a new Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers
Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the LA Film Festival, has selected 30 filmmakers for Project Involve, the organization’s signature diversity mentorship program
Celebrating its 12th year, the Asian Film Academy (AFA) embarked on its 18 day academic program on September 29th starting with a Welcome Reception
Four individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.