Independent Film Week (September 16-20, 2012) is the oldest and largest forum in the U.S. for the discovery of new projects in development and new voices on the independent film scene. The Project Forum is a meetings-driven forum connecting filmmakers with producers, funders, distributors.
Emerging Narrative connects writers and writer/directors with producers and agents who can develop, produce, represent and finance their scripts. Previous participants include Dee Rees' Pariah, Erin Greenwell's My Best Day, Susan Youssef's Habibi, Matt Porterfield's Putty Hill, and Courtney Hunt's Frozen River. For more info and to apply, click here. Deadline: May 4th
No Borders International Co-Production Market connects established narrative producers with financiers, distributors, sales agents and international partners. Previous participants include Benh Zeitlin's Beasts of the Southern Wild, Ry Russo-Young's Nobody Walks, Ryan O'Nan's The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best, Liza Johnson's Return, Todd Rohal's Nature Calls, and Rashaad Ernesto Green's Gun Hill Road. For more info and to apply, click here. Deadline for US Producers: May 4th
Spotlight on Documentaries connects filmmakers in production or post-production with financing partners, broadcasters, distributors, and film festival programmers. Previous participants include Lauren Greenfield's The Queen of Versailles; Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman's If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front; Marie Loiser's The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye; Michael Collins' Give Up Tomorrow; Laura Poitras' The Oath, and Jennnifer Arnold's A Small Act. For more info and to apply, click here. Final Deadline: May 25th