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Actual Opportunities for Documentary Filmmakers

23 January 2021

We are sharing a selection of relevant education events, opportunities to look for funding and professional contacts for documentary projects.

 

Filming for Human Rights online workshop on the FIFDH Impact Day

When: 27 January

FIFDH Impact Day brings together filmmakers, producers, and philanthropists, with the aim of developing strategies for having a positive impact on the world. This year, the workshop invites the participants to learn more about how documentary films can strengthen human rights movements and contribute to making a more just and sustainable world. Click here to register for the workshop.

 

Documentary masterclass by Iryna Tsilyk from the Scottish Documentary Institute

When: 29 January

At the masterclass, Iryna Tsilyk will discuss her debut feature documentary The Earth Is Blue as an Orange. The event will be held online, registration required to participate.

BFI Network funding

Deadline: 30 January

The Film & TV Funding Award is awarded annually to an emerging filmmaker with the most promising pitch for a director-led documentary. The main award is worth £80,000, and the runner-up contribution is £15,000.

Sheffield Documentary MeetMarket

Deadline: 14 February

The Sheffield MeetMarket is one of the world’s largest documentary and factual markets and pitching forums. Selected projects will have the opportunity to meet with over 300+ international funders, broadcasters, distributors and exhibitors, including BBC, NETFLIX, New York Times, Pulse Films, Universal, VICE and many others.

 

We are sharing a selection of relevant education events, opportunities to look for funding and professional contacts for documentary projects.

 

Filming for Human Rights online workshop on the FIFDH Impact Day

When: 27 January

FIFDH Impact Day brings together filmmakers, producers, and philanthropists, with the aim of developing strategies for having a positive impact on the world. This year, the workshop invites the participants to learn more about how documentary films can strengthen human rights movements and contribute to making a more just and sustainable world. Click here to register for the workshop.

 

Documentary masterclass by Iryna Tsilyk from the Scottish Documentary Institute

When: 29 January

At the masterclass, Iryna Tsilyk will discuss her debut feature documentary The Earth Is Blue as an Orange. The event will be held online, registration required to participate.

 

BFI Network funding

Deadline: 30 January

The Film & TV Funding Award is awarded annually to an emerging filmmaker with the most promising pitch for a director-led documentary. The main award is worth £80,000, and the runner-up contribution is £15,000.

 

Sheffield Documentary MeetMarket

Deadline: 14 February

The Sheffield MeetMarket is one of the world’s largest documentary and factual markets and pitching forums. Selected projects will have the opportunity to meet with over 300+ international funders, broadcasters, distributors and exhibitors, including BBC, NETFLIX, New York Times, Pulse Films, Universal, VICE and many others.

 

 

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