SUNDANCE DOCUMENTARY FUND
SFFS DOCUMENTARY FILM FUND
The SFFS Documentary Film Fund will support riveting documentaries in postproduction distinguished by compelling stories, intriguing characters and an innovative visual approach. A total of $100,000 will be disbursed annually between 2011 and 2013 to documentary filmmakers nationwide.
Letter of Inquiry period opens April 10, 2013.
Early deadline is May 1, 2013.
Late deadline is May 8, 2013.
THE NEW IDFA BERTHA FUND (formerly Jan Vrijman Fund)
The IDFA Bertha Fund (formerly Jan Vrijman Fund) supports documentary filmmakers and festivals in developing countries by offering them financial contributions to complete their projects. The Fund is always looking for new creative documentary projects from these countries, and they can be submitted in the following categories: (1) script & project development, (2) production, 3) post-production and 4) documentary festivals. Upon selection, we work with the filmmakers to determine which form of assistance and coaching would be the most suitable to their project.
Deadline: May 15th, 2013.
PUMA.CREATIVE. IMPACT AWARD
The PUMA.Creative Impact Award is a major new annual award to honor the documentary film creating the most significant impact in the world. This award acknowledges the film’s makers and will help the continuation of the film’s campaign work. The aim of this award is to draw attention to the finest social justice filmmaking in the world, with a prize that underlines the role and importance of documentary film in society; a prize that encourages best practice in the filmmaking community, to collect and communicate relevant data on these films.
Deadline: May 20, 2013 at 4 p.m. GMT
PACIFIC PIONEER FUND
The purpose of the Pacific Pioneer fund is to support emerging documentary filmmakers. The term “emerging” is intended to denote a person committed to the craft of making documentaries, who has demonstrated that commitment by several years – but not more than ten – of practical film or video experience. Grants for support are limited to filmmakers or videographers who live and work in California, Oregon and Washington. Grants range from $1,000-$10,000.
Deadline: June 1, 2013
Derek Freese Documentary Fund (DFDF) provides production support for feature-length documentary films that have both a strong narrative and a connection to Greater Philadelphia. This award is given biennially to an independent filmmaker and provides up to $35,000 in finishing funds. Applicants must include a proposal and sample work that conveys the narrative and aesthetic visual for the final film, containing footage of no more than 15 minutes. We do not fund student films.
Deadline: June 7, 2013
NEH - BRIDGING CULTURES THROUGH FILM: INTERNATIONAL TOPICS
The Bridging Cultures through Film: International Topics program supports documentary films that examine international and transnational themes in the humanities. These projects are meant to spark Americans’ engagement with the broader world by exploring countries and cultures outside of the United States. Proposed documentaries must be analytical and deeply grounded in humanities scholarship.
Receipt Deadline June 12, 2013 for Projects Beginning January 2014
THE OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT – AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT GRANT
The Open Society Documentary Photography Project is offering a grant to support alternative models for presenting and disseminating documentary photography to the public. The Audience Engagement Grant (formerly called the Distribution Grant) supports photographers to take an existing body of work on a social justice or human rights issue and devise an innovative way of using that work as a catalyst for social change.
Online Application: June 18, 2013 5pm EST
ROY W. DEAN FILM/VIDEO GRANT – CALL FOR ENTRIES
The Roy W. Dean film grant provides in-kind goods and services to support compelling shorts, documentaries, and independent features with budgets under $500K. They have expanded to further their goals of creating films that are "unique and make a contribution to society." The grant now also funds shorts and low budget independents. “Student filmmakers, independent producers, or independent production companies are all welcome”.
Summer Deadline: June 30, 2013
Fall Deadline: September 30, 2013
THE ARAB FUND FOR ARTS & CULTURE’S DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM
The Arab Fund for Arts & Culture is a private independent Arab initiative dedicated to empowering the Arab contemporary narrative through strategic cultural philanthropy. This program will support short, medium and feature-length documentary projects exploring the social realities in the Arab world. The filmmaker must be an Arab. A non-Arab producer can apply for a grant provided that the film director is Arab. Applications are only available in English and should be submitted online.
Deadline: July 21, 2013
Winners announced in October 2013
OPEN MEADOWS FOUNDATION
Open Meadows Foundation is a grant-making organization seeking projects that promote gender/racial/economic justice. The projects must be led by and benefit women and girls, particularly those from vulnerable communities.
For a list of Special Funds, visit: http://www.openmeadows.org/special.htm
Next Deadline August 15, 2013
ENJAZZ - POST-PRODUCTION SUPPORT PROGRAMME
Enjaaz is Dubai International Film Festival post-production support programme. The fund awards up to USD100,000 per film, to help filmmakers working on fiction features and documentaries. Enjaaz currently aims to support up to 15 projects annually. Filmmakers of Arab origin, who are working on a film with content about the Arab world, Arab history or Arab culture are eligible for Enjaaz funding. Projects must be in production, demonstrate the quality of their work and present full details of their project and financial requirements
Next deadline August 2013
AFAC – OPEN CALL FOR CINEMA, MUSIC AND RTR GRANTS
AFAC provides grants amounting up to fifty thousand U.S. dollars each.
Cinema: AFAC offers funding for the development/scripting, production and post-production of animation, documentary, experimental and narrative films in short and feature lengths.
Music: AFAC offers funding for music production, performances, collaborations, album recordings and other musical projects.
Research, Training and Regional Events (RTR): AFAC offers funding for studies and workshops in cultural and artistic fields, collaborative projects among artists and academics, multi-media libraries, archives and cultural documentation.
Application Opens: April 15, 2013
Deadline: September 1, 2 013
CATAPULT FILM FUND (SUMMER 2013)
Catapult Film Fund offers early, development funding to documentary filmmakers who have a compelling story to tell, have secured access to their story and are ready to shoot and edit a trailer/reel for production fundraising purposes. They support powerful stories, moving storytelling across a broad spectrum of issues and perspectives.
Deadline: NOT YET POSTED
For questions, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
THE BERTHA BRITDOC DOCUMENTARY JOURNALISM FUND
The Bertha BRITDOC Documentary Journalism Fund is a new global fund awarding £10,000-50,000 to documentary filmmakers from any country as a mixture of grants and investments. The fund supports projects at the intersection of film and investigative journalism that break the important stories of our time, expose injustice, bring attention to unreported issues, and cameras into regions previously unseen.
Deadline: Application Now Open
TEXAS FILMMAKERS’ TRAVEL GRANT (AUSTIN FILM SOCIETY)
The Austin Film Society sets aside $10,000 annually for a travel grant program for Texas filmmakers on a rolling, year-round basis. The program is intended to help offset travel costs for Texans whose work is invited to prestigious film festivals and events around the world. Eligibility is based on the festival or event that the film has been invited to, not on the film itself, and you need not be a member of the Austin Film Society to apply. Grants will be given out as follows: $500 for a North American festival (U.S, Canada, Mexico) $1000 for an international festival.
Deadline: Rolling (These grants will be disbursed until the $10,000 earmarked for the program runs out or the fiscal year (September 1st through August 31st ends, whichever comes first.)
ITVS (U.S. Public television)
LINCS (LINKING INDEPENDENTS AND CO-PRODUCING PUBLIC TELEVISION STATIONS)
Provides matching funds (up to $100,000) to partnerships between US public television stations and independent producers. To apply for LINCS funds, independents must first approach a public television station and establish a partnership. Single documentaries and innovative genre combinations will be considered. Projects must have begun production as evidenced by a work-in-progress tape.
Deadline: Discretionary Funding
ITVS COMMISSIONED FUNDING
ITVS accepts proposals on an ongoing basis for documentary projects that fall outside of the standing initiatives (DDF, LINCS, Open Call). For development funding, activities may include travel, research, script development, preliminary production for fundraising/work-in-progress reels, or other early-phase activities. For production funding, all production and post-production activities are eligible. Commissioned Funding is not a grant; applicants receive funding in the form of a development agreement or production agreement that assigns ITVS certain important rights over the project during the term of the contract.
Deadline: Year Round
JEROME FOUNDATION PRODUCTION GRANTS (NEW YORK CITY)
This foundation offers grants to not-for-profit arts organizations and to fiscal sponsors applying on behalf of artists for the creation, development, and production of new works by emerging artists in New York City. It seeks to promote artistic excellence, affirms that excellence is determined by a broad and diverse range of aesthetic criteria, and seeks quality or the potential for quality in each grant it makes. Opportunities to receive production grants in a variety of genres.
CHANNEL 4 BRITDOC FUND
A production and completion fund for British and British-based filmmakers. The fund aims to support independent filmmakers making documentary projects that would not be commissioned by a UK broadcaster. When the Foundation invests in a film, they fully come on board as Exec Producers; the project benefits from the editorial expertise, association and the quality guarantee that their involvement promises making it more likely that other co-producers will come on board. As their title sponsor, Channel 4 has a first look deal on everything the Foundation funds, meaning that if they choose to they can broadcast the film for a nominal license fee of £1. On average funds are given in the amount of £20,000.
NPBC – AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE SUBMISSIONS (U.S. Public Media)
Afro:PoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange is a US based public television show featuring independent documentaries and short films about life, art, and culture from the contemporary African Diaspora. NBPC is looking to support and broadcast strong stories that will capture the breadth and scope of the diversity of experiences of contemporary African peoples.
NATIONAL VIDEO AND FILM FOUNDATION (SOUTH AFRICA)
Individuals, companies and organizations may submit funding applications to the NFVF for grants or grant loans in any of the four funding categories; education and training, script development, production, marketing and distribution. Please check website for eligibility and other regulations.
RADCLIFFE INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM (Boston, Massachusetts)
Cluster proposals for the 2014–2015 fellowship year are now being accepted for small groups of two to three artists and academics with projects in common. Year 2012-2013 has already been awarded. Each stipend is funded up to $65,000 with additional funds for project expenses. Some support for relocation expenses may be provided. Fellows receive office or studio space. Radcliffe Institute sustains a continuing commitment to the study of women, gender, and society. Applicants' projects need not focus on gender, however. Women and men from across the United States and throughout the world, including developing countries, are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: May 1, 2013
CPB PUBLIC MEDIA EXECUTIVE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is a private, nonprofit corporation created by Congress in 1967. The mission of CPB is to facilitate the development of, and ensure universal access to, non-commercial high-quality programming and telecommunications services. The Public Media Executive Fellowship Program is designed to provide a college graduate from an economically disadvantaged background with an interest in public media an opportunity to learn and broaden their background with direct work experience in the public broadcasting community. The Executive Fellow will rotate to different CPB departments every 3 months for an 18 month period (there is some flexibility to customize the work to match the needs and skills of the Fellow).
Application Deadline: May 1, 2013
INDEPENDENT FILM WEEK (IFP) (New York City)
Independent Film Week (formerly IFP Market) is a one-of-a-kind event that brings the international filmmaking community to New York City to celebrate, advocate and introduce new voices on the independent scene. Independent Film Week is comprised of: Project Forum: the oldest forum in the U.S. for the discovery of new projects in development and new voices on the independent film scene. Project Forum consists of the Emerging Narrative, No Borders, Independent Filmmaker Labs, and Spotlight on Documentaries programs. Independent Filmmaker Forum: workshops, discussions and case-studies providing filmmakers and film lovers access to the innovators and icons of independent films. Festival Forum: the leading gathering of international and U.S. film festival programmers. Sneak Preview Screening Series: where IFP alumni filmmakers introduce new works to industry & general audiences
Application deadline for the Spotlight on Documentaries Program:
Early Deadline: May 3rd, 2013 $ 50.00
Final Deadline: May 24th, 2013
Please visit the IFP’s website for further information and deadlines.
28th ANNUAL IMAGEN AWARDS (Beverly Hills, CA)
Recognizes and reward positive portrayals of Latinos in all forms of media, as well as to encourage and recognize the achievements of Latinos in the entertainment and communications industries.
Awards: August 16, 2013
Deadline: May 3, 2013 (Distribution and air dates must be from May 1, 2012 –
April 30, 2013)
Fees: $100.00 (For Independently Produced Documentaries)
NALIP MEDIA/DOCUMENTARY LAB Latino Producers Academy
NALIP (National Association of Latino Independent Producers) is now accepting applications for the Public Media/Documentary Lab. A NALIP National Signature Program in association with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, HBO and the UA Hanson Film Institute. The Latino Producers Academy is an intensive 10-day course that provides one-on-one professional mentoring for Fellows in a laboratory environment in order to enhance the viability of their projects and make them more competitive for public media funding. NALIP invites directors of feature documentaries or new media projects to apply to the Latino Producers Academy. Projects must be about a subject concerning Latinos and/or the director must be Latino. There is a documentary track and a new media track with different eligibility requirements. This program is competitive and highly selective, and open to NALIP members.
Deadline: Sunday, May 5, 2013
GOOD PITCH @ CHICAGO ( October 22, 2013)
The event is in Chicago for the first time! Documentary makers in the Midwest have a great opportunity to get funding and raise awareness for their films through Good Pitch Chicago this October 22nd at Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy. Good Pitch brings in-progress documentary projects in front of potential funders and outreach partners "to forge coalitions and campaigns that are good for all these partners, good for the films and good for society." Since 2008 the events have raised over $8,000,000 for almost 200 different documentaries.
Deadline: May 17, 2013 at 4 p.m. CDT
GOOD PITCH2 @ JOHANNESBURG ( September 15-18th, 2013)
GOOD PITCH² @ BUENOS AIRES (August 2013)
Good Pitch2 connects good films to good people, and enables regional organizations all over the world to put on their own Good Pitch events. Once selected, the local host receives training and access to the Good Pitch model, brand and web tools. The call for entries is now open.
Deadline: May 31, 2013
NMAI’s CALL FOR INDIGENOUS ARTISTS ( Washington, DC)
The National Museum of the American Indian announces its call for proposals for the Indigenous Artists: Artist Leadership Program. The program targets mid-career indigenous artists from the Americas. Selected artists go to Washington, D.C., to do research in the Smithsonian collections, then return home to lead either a youth community art project, or an artist workshop. Artists in the program receive a $7,000 contract award to cover project costs, supplies and materials.
Deadline: June 15, 2013
Artists selected will be expected to be in Washington, D.C., December 2–13, 2013. Artists’ community projects should be completed before June 2014.
KICKSTART SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ARTISTS LIKE YOURSELF
Here at Sundance Institute, supporting artists as a community is a core part of everything we do. And we know you join us in the thrill of seeing projects and filmmakers succeed and reach new heights. KICKSTARTER offers a funding platform through which we can all be catalysts for change by supporting fellow documentarians and artists in other fields succeed. Check-out and join Sundance Institute supported projects here:
FIRELIGHT MEDIA PRODUCER’S LAB
Firelight Media’s Producers’ Lab is a mentorship program for independent producers of color. Participating producers work with award-winning filmmaker, Stanley Nelson, and his team of senior producers, writers, editors, new media, and fundraising specialists to complete their projects for a national broadcast. The Lab also provides quarterly workshops and seminars to their producers on relevant and contemporary topics.
Deadline: Year Round
MEDIA IMPACT FUNDERS ( Formerly GFEM MEDIA DATABASE (GRANTMAKERS IN FILM + ELECTRONIC MEDIA)
Media Impact Funders works broadly on media issues in order to create impact. Their key strategic imperatives are defined as to serve as a more constant convener, to become a more vibrant knowledge network; and to become a catalyst for collaboration We urge our grantees to sign up to the GFEM Media Database, allowing funders to search the database to look for projects to support. There is no fee for using this service. Eligibility: Films must have at least one foundation or government funder attached. DFP Fellows strongly encouraged to participate.
TURNSTYLE: RECEIVE FREE SOCIAL AND MOBILE CONTENT DELIVERY
Turnstyle is a new, free content delivery service for select applicants. Chosen projects will be promoted to massive public TV and public radio audiences through their websites, mobile phone apps, and blogs—and media can be selected with or without a PBS broadcast contract. Turnstyle seeks ethnically, socioeconomically, and racially diverse media makers whose content speaks to an 18-34 year old demographic.
For more information, write to Senior Producer Nishat Kurwa email@example.com
If you have a documentary addressing world issues, you may be interested in YourWorldView, the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association's online space for people around the world to share content, watch great films, and join in a new and fresh discussion about the portrayal of international issues. YourWorldView is a platform for new and emerging filmmakers to showcase their short films and other multimedia content that will stimulate discussion on the site.
Sundance institute/fractured atlas special discount!
Sundance Institute discounts on Errors & Omissions insurance for our grantees! Need liability insurance for your project but don’t want to spend the big bucks? Fractured Atlas has partnered with Sundance Institute to offer major discounted rates exclusively to Sundance Institute Alumni, all while making the process as simple and easy as possible.
1. Visit https://www.fracturedatlas.org/site/join/ and create an account. When prompted, enter in the code FASUN and the first year of membership ($95 / year) is free.
2. Request an E&O quote by filling out an application: https://www.fracturedatlas.org/site/liability/FilmEo
3. You will receive your quote via email in about 3-5 business days. For more information please contact Emily Gray at Fractured Atlas by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
KICKSTART YOUR FILM
KICKSTARTER offers a funding platform through which we can all be catalysts for change by supporting fellow documentarians and artists in other fields succeed. If you are thinking of creating a campaign, please sign up here: http://www.kickstarter.com/organizations/sundance/membership/new
and contact DFP staff simultaneously. Once you complete an application, you will be contacted by Sundance Institute #ArtistsServices staff to discuss your interest and to help further develop your campaign. To learn more about Sundance Institute supported projects follow this link: https://www.kickstarter.com/sundanceinstitute
SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ALUMNI RELATIONS OFFICE
The Sundance Institute Alumni Relations office is an invaluable resource for both current grantees and previously supported artists. The office coordinates events and special opportunities for Sundance Institute artists. To ensure that you receive their emails, please add email@example.com to your address book, or email the Alumni Relations office directly to ensure you are signed up.
MEDIA THAT MATTERS – ART’S ENGINE (New York City, NY)
Arts Engine’s annual Media That Matters Film Festival is now accepting all entries. Media That Matters™ aims to empower communities working towards social change. Through a multi-platform campaign combining online streaming with personalized screenings, film becomes a tool that opens hearts and minds about the collective struggle for a more socially conscious world.
Festival Dates: October 2013
Late Deadline: May 13th, 2013
NO ENTRY FEE
DOCS BARCELONA FESTIVAL AND PITCHING FORUM (Barcelona, Spain)
DocsBarcelona Pitching Forum is a market of financing and promotion for documentary industry, a meeting point for professionals from all over the world. Each year, more than 300 professionals from 36 countries gather at the 3rd most demanded financing forum in the world.
Deadline: April 4th, 2013
Festival Dates: May 28 – June 2, 2013
IDFA 26thANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
IDFA is one of the world's leading documentary film festivals, held annually in Amsterdam in November since 1988.
Festival dates: November 20 –December 1, 2013
Deadline: May 1 for all films completed between 1 August 2012 and 1 April 2013.
Deadline: August 1 for all films finished after 1 April 2013.
HAMPTONS FILM FESTIVAL (Hamptons, NY)
The Hamptons International Film Festival was founded to celebrate Independent film - long, short, fiction and documentary - and to introduce a unique and varied spectrum of international films and filmmakers to our audiences. The festival is committed to exhibiting films that express fresh voices and differing global perspectives, with the hope that these programs will enlighten audiences, provide invaluable exposure for filmmakers and present inspired entertainment for all.
Festival Dates: October 10-14, 2013
Early bird Deadline: April 8, 2013
Regular Deadline: May 6, 2013
Late Deadline: June 3, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline: June 17, 2013
RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Providence, RI)
Now in it’s 16th year, the RIIFF has become a leading juried competition showcase for international independent filmmakers and their work. It is one of only a handful of broadly focused, independent festivals in New England accepting works of any type, on any subject matter, and in any genre.
Festival Dates: August 6 - 11, 2013
Deadlines: Regular: May 15, 2013; Late: June 1, 2013
Extended Deadline: June 15, 2013
DOK LEIPZIG ( Leipzig, Germany)
The International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film – DOK Leipzig – is the largest German and one of the leading international festivals for artistic documentary and animated films. Traditionally, the Leipzig Festival stands for films advocating peace and human dignity. In view of its varied and exciting history, it celebrates freedom of mind and speech, as well as pointedly illustrated images. High-quality art house cinema, superbly narrated stories, a critical eye, subtle observation, tracing back history and scrutinizing the "memory of images" shape the Leipzig Festival's character and diversity. Alongside the festival, DOK Leipzig organizes a number of industry offers for film-makers, producers, commissioning editors, theatrical exhibitors, distributors, journalists and documentary newcomers.
Deadline: May 15, 2013 – films completed by May 1, 2013
July 10, 2013 – final deadline
Festival Dates: October 28 – November 3, 2013
MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL (Mill Valley, CA)
Known as a filmmakers' festival, the Mill Valley Film Festival offers a high profile, prestigious and non-competitive environment perfect for celebrating the best in independent and world cinema. MVFF in Northern California accepts short and feature length films and videos in the following categories: narrative, documentary, experimental, animation, children's films and youth produced.
Festival dates: October 3 -13, 2013
Regular Deadline: May 17, 2013
Final Deadline: June 14, 2013
AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE FESTIVAL, 2013 – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS (Los Angeles, CA)
AFI’s annual celebration of artistic excellence brings the audience and the entertainment community together to explore the year in global cinema, from film masters to breakthrough talents, and is the only film festival of its stature that is free to the public. Submissions are open for narrative, documentary, experimental, animated and short films. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognizes AFI Fest as a qualifying festival for the Short Films category of the annual Academy Awards. Films found solely through the submissions process are presented in the festival’s Breakthough section, providing an opportunity for new filmmaker to share their vision with the world and receive a $5,000 cash prize.
Deadline for SHORT FILMS: August 2, 2013
Deadline for FEATURE FILMS: August 16, 2013
AFI Fest: November 7-14, 2013
BALTIC SEA FORUM FOR DOCUMENTARIES – PITCHING WORKSHOPS AND SESSIONS (Riga, Latvia)
The National Film Centre of Latvia in collaboration with European Documentary Network, Baltic Films and the Latvian Producers Association organizes the 16th Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries. The aim of the Forum is to create a platform where documentary producers pitch their latest projects to a number of commissioning editors from the Baltic, Russian and European television channels, international film distributors and institutions..
Pitch Training and Session: September 4-8, 2013
Deadline: June 7, 2013 ( This is NOT a Postmark deadline)
7TH NATIVE SPIRIT FESTIVAL (UK and Spain)
The Native Spirit Foundation is pleased to invite filmmakers, organizations and individuals to submit their film to the 7th Native Spirit Festival of Indigenous people to be held in London during October 2013. The Native Spirit Festival was founded and is directed by indigenous peoples and acts as a platform to promote the voices of indigenous cultures and the protection of their rights. Native Spirit Festival is a non-commercial, non-competitive festival.
Festival Dates: October 2013
Deadline: June 30th, 2013
70th VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL/ LA Biennale (Venice, Italy)
The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote all the various aspects of international cinema in all its forms: as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and tolerance. The Festival includes retrospectives and homages to major figures as a contribution towards raising awareness of the history of cinema.
Festival: August 28th – September 7th, 2013
Deadline: June 21st, 2013
Fee: 60.00 Euros
KCET PROGRAM SUBMISSION
Effective January 1, 2011 KCET will be the largest independent public television station in the United States. Their plan is to become the media partner for the many diverse, creative voices in our community and provide Southern California with a fresh perspective with new programming. To that end, they welcome your completed and finished programs and your ideas. All content must be cleared for distribution worldwide, in any and all media, including, without limitation, electronic media and the world wide web, in perpetuity.
GOT DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS? SUNDANCE INSTITUTE #ARTISTSERVICES – CREATIVE DISTRIBUTION OPPORTUNITIES
Sundance Institute launched the #ArtistServices Program, to help Sundance supported artists with U.S. distribution rights remaining who are interested in the direct / digital distribution market. Sundance-branded storefronts and promotional support helps films succeed on our partner platforms, including YouTube, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu, iTunes, Netflix and Sundance Now. In addition to the Sundance Institute brand and consultation access, the program offers unparalleled revenue splits and ownership control through a unique deal with our aggregator, New Video Group. Since its inception, more than twelve films, including two fellow DFP supported artists – Semper Fi : Always Faithful (Directors: Rachel Libert and Tony Harmon) and Advise & Dissent (Director: David Van Taylor)—have activated deals and were featured on their selected distribution platforms during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Visit the #ArtistServices webpages: http://www.sundance.org/artistservices
Contact: Chris Horton, Associate Director of Sundance Institute #ArtistServices (firstname.lastname@example.org)
PLEASE advise DFP staff simultaneously.