The Producers' Post is a regular update intended to keep producers informed on announcements, upcoming deadlines and events and anything else of interest. To be notified when a new post is up, please subscribe to the PIC newsletter. Included in this month's post:
- Funding Deadlines
- Film Festivals
- Job Opportunities
Thursday, October 6 kicks off CAAMFest San Jose with filmmaker Tadashi Nakamura's documentary Mele Murals. Mele Murals explores the melding of ancient Hawaiian traditions with hip-hop-infused graffiti art. At the center of the film is a community art project of the same name — led by artists Estria Miyashiro and John “Prime” Hina — which focuses on youth development, arts, education and cultural preservation through murals across the Hawaiian Islands. Director and Editor, Tadashi Nakamura will be in attendance! ʻ
- A Pacific Film Showcase Series: Deep Waters American Samoa - October 13
A screening of Sons of Hālawa and The Roots of ʻUlu presented by Pacific Islanders in Communications and the American Samoa Community College Fine Arts Department.
'Ike aku, 'ike mai. Kōkua aku, kōkua mai. E kākoʻo kākou kekahi i kekahi
Watch, observe. Help others and accept help. Let us all support one another.
HMMC provides a place for media making professionals to gain insight to media platforms, create strategic partnerships, and set out to revolutionize Hawaiian media for a global audience. It will empower all Hawaiʻi-based media makers to take pride and responsibility for the accurate portrayal of our host culture. Everyone is welcome.
General Admission $150
Student Admission $100*
*Get $75 off when you complete the student survey, and your ticket will be $25. Please contact email@example.com for student scholarship survey.
Production Funding - Media Fund provides up to $50,000 in Production funding for single programs of standard broadcast length (56:46 or 26:46). In rare cases, when the story warrants it, PIC will consider feature-length programs in accordance with PBS broadcast specifications. Producers applying for Production funds will need to enter into an exclusive four-year public television broadcast rights license for the US and its territories – this is not a grant.
Completion Funding - Media Fund provides up to $50,000 in Completion funding for single programs of standard broadcast length (56:46 or 26:46). In rare cases, when the story warrants it, PIC will consider feature-length programs in accordance with PBS broadcast specifications. Producers applying for Completion funds will need to enter into an exclusive four-year public television broadcast rights license for the US and its territories – this is not a grant.
The American Documentary Film Fund is for independent American filmmakers who will participate and compete for financing for new projects as well as works in progress. An amount up to $50,000 may be awarded or distributed in any given year.
With an emphasis on story, this Lab supports artists who are developing interactive, immersive, or experimental projects that aim to create rich and resonant experiences for audiences. The New Frontier Story Lab is open to a wide variety of storytelling disciplines, forms and story designs. Applications for the 2017 Lab will be available to storytellers, artists and creative technologists September 1, 2016, through October 24, 2016.
Cinema/Chicago is the parent organization of the Chicago International Film Festival, North America’s oldest competitive film festival. Filmmaker and graphic artist Michael Kutza founded Cinema/Chicago in 1964 to provide an alternative to the commercial Hollywood movies that dominated the city’s theaters. The Festival's in-person tributes have honored Quentin Tarantino, Faye Dunaway, Clint Eastwood and more.
OPB is looking for a journalist for our SW Washington bureau to produce enterprise features and daily news stories covering the Washington coast to the east end of the Columbia River. These stories will appear on multiple platforms, including OPB’s radio broadcasts and opb.org. For more information and instructions on how to apply, go to http://www.opb.org/about/careers/. OPB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Vision Maker Media is seeking applications for several different positions including: Lecturer - Media Arts (Film & Video Production) Non-tenure track, Account Executive, Multimedia Graphics Designer, Director of Creative Leadership Operations.
- POV - for Filmmakers - Resources for filmmakers, including video interviews with master nonfiction storytellers, articles with filmmaking tips, and news about funding and calls for entries. Also over 50 documentaries from POV series free to watch online.
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