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Producer's Post: September 2019

Posted on September 25, 2019

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.

 

Announcements

Film Festival Submissions

Funding Opportunities

Opportunities

Events

Job Opportunities

Resources

 

 

Announcements 

 

Waimea Ocean Film Festival

Another exciting line-up of films, speakers, exhibits, presentations and Breakfast Talks heads to the Big Island January 1-8, 2019. Save the Date! for these action-packed days of exciting film, dynamic discussion, epic adventure, riveting surf, island culture, compelling speakers, intriguing exhibits and important conversation, set amidst the beauty of the Kohala Coast.

Films and programs run across seven venues in Waimea and along the Kohala Coast January 1-4, 2020 including the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaiʻi and Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. The festival moves to Four Seasons Resort Hualālai January 5-8. 

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

 

Funding Opportunities

 

The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is accepting applications for two of our film funding programs

• Documentary Fund

• Documentaries for Social Change Fund

Visit the website and for more information on eligibility, recently supported projects, and how to apply to each program.

Though filmmakers are welcome to submit an application to both programs, we require a separate application for each program, for each project for which funding is requested. Please note the differences in funding offered through each program and the different eligibility criteria for each program.

 

Opportunities

 

Sundance Ignite Short Film Challenge

Sundance Ignite identifies and supports new voices and talent from the next generation of filmmakers and fosters fresh audiences for independent storytelling. Established in 2015 with founding support from Adobe, the program offers individuals ages 18 to 25 the Ignite Ticket Package, an exclusive chance to see the newest films at the Sundance Film Festival; the Ignite Fellows Program, a competitive and year-round artist-development program supporting emerging filmmakers with a year of mentorship and program opportunities; and Sundance Ignite traveling programs.

 

 

SIMA Awards

The annual SIMA Awards celebrate the best social impact filmmaking from around the world that inspires activism, compassion and social transformation. We honor content creators, production companies and impact media funders that demonstrate excellence in advancing the culture of global impact storytelling.

 

Events 

 

Waimea Ocean Film Festival

Another exciting line-up of films, speakers, exhibits, presentations and Breakfast Talks heads to the Big Island January 1-8, 2019. Save the Date! for these action-packed days of exciting film, dynamic discussion, epic adventure, riveting surf, island culture, compelling speakers, intriguing exhibits and important conversation, set amidst the beauty of the Kohala Coast.

Films and programs run across seven venues in Waimea and along the Kohala Coast January 1-4, 2020 including the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaiʻi and Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. The festival moves to Four Seasons Resort Hualālai January 5-8. 

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Film Festivals

 

Guam International Film Festival - Oct 5th, Oct 12th, Oct 19th

Portland Film Festival - Oct 14 - 20

Philadelphia Film Festival - Oct 17 - 27

Austin Film Festival - Oct 24 - 31

Hawaiʻi International Film Festival - Nov  7 - 17 (Oahu), Nov 21-24 (Neighbor Islands)

San Diego Asian Film Festival - Nov 7 - 16

Waimea Ocean Film Festival - Jan 1-4, 2020  & Jan 5-8, 2020

 

Job Opportunities

 

Resources

 

POV Fellowships, Residencies and Labs 

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