Firelight Media, an organization specializing in non-fiction movie by and about folks of colour, is now accepting purposes for its Documentary Lab. The 18-month fellowship helps racially and ethnically underrepresented U.S. filmmakers, offering them with a $15,000 grant for his or her first or second function doc, tailor-made mentorship from leaders within the non-fiction cinema subject, skilled growth workshops, and networking alternatives.
“We search for candidates who make suave and progressive documentary movies that target underrepresented communities and supply new narratives about probably the most urgent problems with our time,” Firelight’s website details. “Firelight Media will think about all varieties of long-form documentary tasks – historic, investigative, private, vérité, and experimental.”
Purposes should embrace a piece pattern of 10-30 minutes.
Eligible candidates should stay in america, Puerto Rico, or different U.S. territories, and be engaged on their first or second function doc. The undertaking have to be a work-in-progress — i.e. in early manufacturing, manufacturing, or post-production. Shorts, pupil movies, fiction works, and collection won’t be accepted.
Documentary Lab purposes are due June 15. Go to Firelight Media’s website to use or for more information.