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Producers' Post October 2017

Posted on October 05, 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
Job Opportunities 




Pacific Islanders in Communications Media Fund - Production or Completion - November 17

Please note that starting October 1, 2017, PIC will be accepting Media Fund Research and Development (R&D) applications on a rolling basis. 

California Documentary Project Grant Application Deadline - October 15 

The California Documentary Project (CDP) is a competitive grant program of California Humanities that supports documentary film, radio, and new media productions that enhance our understanding of California and its cultures, peoples, and histories. CDP grants support documentary projects at the research and development and production stages and grant amounts range from $10,000 to $50,000. A cash or in-kind match is required. California residency is not a requirement for eligibility. 

2017 CAAM Documentary Fund - October 11 

With support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), CAAM provides production funding to independent producers who make engaging Asian American works for public television.

TechSoup - #storymakers2017 - November 1 


Film Festivals


imagineNATIVE - October 18 -22  

Hawaii International Film Festival - November 2 - 12 

San Diego Asian Film Festival - November 9-18 

Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival - November 9-19


Film Festival Call for Entries 


Tribeca Film Festival - visit link to check submission deadlines

SXSW Film Festival - October 20 - late deadline




Tools to Edit Your Digital Story - October 12 

Now that you've got your raw video footage, how do you turn it into an amazing finished product? Join Nife Adeyemi, digital media specialist at the City of Scottsdale, Arizona, to learn about:

Post-production video editing best practices
Editing tools from free to high-end
Tips on adding sound and graphics
Resources for finding royalty-free audio and graphics
Posting to YouTube and utilizing their nonprofit program
Best practices on sharing & promoting your video effectively with tagging, social sharing, and on your own website


Job Opportunities 


Oregon Public Broadcasting 

PBS Current Job Openings 




POV Fellowships, Residencies and Labs

Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) Professional Development 


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