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Attention Documentary Filmmakers: Every 2015 Lab, Grant and Film Festival Deadline Coming Up

Attention Documentary Filmmakers: Every 2015 Lab, Grant and Film Festival Deadline Coming Up

LABS

Film Independent Documentary Lab
*SUBMISSION DEADLINE HAS PASSED
Deadline: December 1, 2014

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Hot Docs Forum
Deadline: January 12, 2015 at 11:59pm EST

GRANTS

Tribeca Film Institute Documentary Fund
*SUBMISSION DEADLINE HAS PASSED
Description: Annual; for projects in advanced stage of development, production or post-production
Amount: at least $10,000
Deadline: November 5, 2014

Tribeca All Access
*SUBMISSION DEADLINE HAS PASSED
Description: Annual; for projects in any stage of production or post-production, with a focus on filmmakers and producers that come from underrepresented communities across the U.S. and Puerto Rico
Amount: $15,000 plus eligibility for ongoing alumni grants
Deadline: November 5, 2014

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Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund
Description: Annual; for feature-length projects in production or post-production, with a focus on social issues
Amount: $10,000-$25,000
Submission Period: December 5, 2014 – February 5, 2015

Sundance Documentary Fund
Description: Bi-Annual – Fall and Spring
Deadline: TBD
*information on how to apply for Spring 2015 will be available on the Sundance Institute site in January 2015

San Francisco Film Society Filmmaker360 Doc Film Fund
Deadline: TBD
Early: December 8, 2014 at 11:59pm PST
Late: December 15, 2014 at 11:59pm PST
*Submissions open November 10, 2014

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FESTIVALS

True/False Film Fest
*SUBMISSION DEADLINES HAVE PASSED
March 5 – March 8, 2015

Deadlines:
– Early: August 13, 2014
– Regular: September 29, 2014
– Late: October 29, 2014
– Withoutabox Extended Deadline: November 5, 2014 (only applies to filmmakers submitting their film electronically via Withoutabox)

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
April 9 – April 12, 2015

Deadlines:
Regular: between August 15 – October 15, 2014
Late: between October 16 – December 15, 2014

Hot Docs
April 23 – May 3, 2015

Deadlines:
– Early: November 9, 2014 at 11:59pm EST
– Regular: December 10, 2014 at 11:59pm EST
– Late: January 7, 2015 at 11:59pm EST

Sheffield Doc/Fest
June 5 – June 10, 2015

Submissions are open.

Deadlines: February 2, 2015 at 12am GMT

AFI DOCS
June 17 – June 21, 2015

Deadlines:
– Early: December 12, 2014
– Regular: January 30, 2015
– Late: March 2, 2015

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