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Producers' Post August 2017

Posted on August 02, 2017

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: 

  • Film Festivals
  • Film Festival Call for Entries
  • Filmmaker Opportunities
  • Job Opportunities 
  • Resources 


Film Festivals 

28th Annual Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival - August 10-19 

Camden International Film Festival - September 14-17 

Calgary International Film Festival - September 20 - October 1 


Film Festival Call for Entries 

San Diego Latino Film Festival - Early entry - September 8

SDLFF 2018 is seeking innovative, original, and thought-provoking works that are ‘by’, ‘about’ or ‘for’ the Latino community, that have been completed between 2016-2017. 


Sundance Film Festival - Multiple deadlines based on category

Each year, Sundance select 115-125 Feature Films, 60-80 Short Films, 5-10 Episodic Projects, and 15-30 Virtual Reality Projects to play in each of our Festival programs. 


LA Skins Festival - September 22 

The LA SKINS FEST annually showcases works by independent Native American filmmakers that provide insight into the beauty, complexity and diversity of Native American people. The festival offers filmmakers an opportunity to show their work so audiences of all ages and interests can enrich their experience and understanding of Native American cultures.


Filmmaker Opportunities 

Film Independent Directing Lab - Non-member deadline, August 28, member deadline, September 12.

Under the guidance of established industry professionals who serve as Creative Advisors, Directing Lab Fellows receive script feedback, discuss their visions, and select short scenes from their screenplays to workshop. 

Film Independent Documentary Lab - Non-member deadline, October 2 member deadline, October 16.

Through a series of meetings and workshops, the Documentary Lab provides creative feedback and story notes to participating filmmakers, while helping them to strategize for the completion, distribution, and marketing of their films.

Roddenberry Fellowship - August 22

The inaugural Roddenberry Fellowship is a call to action. It’s a vision for the US, and in an era of conflict, it’s a way forward. They are looking for 20 activists, leaders, advocates, change makers whose work has the greatest potential to protect the most vulnerable and make the US a more equitable and inclusive place to live.


Job Opportunities 

Oregon Public Broadcasting 

PBS Jobs 



POV Fellowships, Residencies and Labs 

PRofessional Development - CPB 




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