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Producers' Post December 2016

Posted on November 18, 2016

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
  • Events
  • Program Deadlines
  • Film Festivals Deadlines 
  • Job Opportunities
  • Resources



Feature Film Program Sundance Insitute - The Sundance Institute Feature Film Program has supported and championed many of the leading independent filmmakers of the past 30 years whose distinctive, singular films have engaged audiences worldwide. 



Honolulu Biennial - March 8 - May 8, 2017 

Hoʻomau: The Perpetuation of Kapa - Hawaiʻi State Art Museum - On view until January 21, 2017


Program Deadlines

Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking - Reels Camp for Girls Registration - December 15

Reel Camps for Girls are one-week long filmmaking workshops. We offer four types of camps: two on video production and two on animation.


Rauschenberg Foundation 2017 Artist as Activist Two-Year Fellowship - December 7 

The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation invites creative professionals who use their practice to address the intersecting issues of racial justice and mass incarceration to seek up to $100,000 in support over two years. 


 2017 National Mediamaker Fellowship - Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) - January 13, 2017 

The ten-month program supports the development of projects at all stages of production, and includes professional mentorship in multi-platform and transmedia storytelling, social media and marketing, fundraising and distribution strategy support. Fellows participate in three to four separate three-day immersive workshops and feedback sessions at BAVC’s San Francisco office, as well as five informal convenings and check-ins. 


Creative Producing Lab & Fellowship - Sundance Institute - February 7, 2017

A year-long program designed to nurture emerging producers with project-specific support through the Creative Producing Lab, Creative Producing Summit, Sundance Film Festival attendance, $10,000 grant support, year-round mentorship from one industry mentor, and ongoing support from Sundance Institute Staff. The Program is designed to hone emerging producers’ creative instincts and evolve their communicating and problem-solving skills at all stages of their next feature film project. 


Film Festival Deadlines

Tribeca Film Festival Submissions - Late Entry Deadline, Dec. 14 (6 p.m. ET)

Late Entry deadline available only to those Features (narrative and documentary) completed after the Official Entry deadline and which have not been screened publicly or otherwise distributed anywhere at the time of submission ($110 per film) All feature submissions must be received by this deadline.


Beverly Hills 17th Film Festival Submissions - Late Deadline, Dec. 15 

Considered among the most exclusive film festivals in the world, in one of the most exclusive cities in the world, the Beverly Hills Film Festival is proud to play host over an intimate five (5) day event with over 30,000 attendees. The BHFF brings together 100s of media from around the globe with over 600 million media impressions reported annually and growing.


26th Arizona Film Festival - Early bird submission, January 9, 2017

Staying true to its mission of showcasing independent film, the Arizona International Film Festival has exhibited over 2,600 films representing 90 countries to over 152,000 patrons in southern Arizona. And now, we are honored to select more exciting and innovative films from around the world for Arizona audiences.


Job Opportunities

Oregon Public Broadcasting - OPB seeks Coordinating Producer for Enterprise Journalism Project

OPB is hiring a Coordinating Producer to manage our involvement in a grant-funded project to maximize the impact of enterprise journalism. For more information and instructions on how to apply, go to OPB’s careers page. OPB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

National Alliance for Media Arts + Culture 

Visit NAMAC's job bank to search for a job opening near you. 



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. 

Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking - Filmmaker Instructor and mentor positions open. 




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