deadlines approaching for two Independent Filmmaker Project fellowships, March 6 and 21

Two IFP fellowship deadlines coming up, March 6 and March 21. Details HERE and below.



Applications Now Open for IFP International Fellowships


Deadline March 6, 2012

As the sole U.S. Partner Organization for the Cannes Producer’s Network & Producer’s Lab, IFP is pleased to offer producers the opportunity to attend this prestigious week-long immersion program in May 2012. Running concurrently with Cannes International Film Festival, the Producer’s Network is specifically designed for experienced producers to build up the international networks and share expertise on the international production, financing and packaging marketplace. Cannes’ latest initiative, The Producer’s Lab, is open to all emerging producers with at least completed feature film credit.

To apply, please send a resume and one-page letter of interest to John Sylva,, byTuesday, March 6th.  5 producers will be selected to attend the Producers Network and 2 emerging producers will attend the Producer’s Lab. All applicants must be IFP members at any level to be considered for the program.

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Deadline March 21, 2012

TRANS ATLANTIC PARTNERS is an intensive three-week film training program for U.S., Canadian, and European producers seeking co-production/co-venture professional development. Module 1 begins in June 2012 in Berlin. Module 2 takes place September 2012 in Halifax leading into Strategic Partners (SP), Canada’s international co-production market. Directly following SP, Module 3 takes place at the Independent Film Week in New York, the oldest and largest forum in the U.S. for the discovery of new projects in development and new voices on the independent scene.

TAP offers a unique combination of intensive, hands-on training with effective networking and targeted project partner search. Topics covered in the program include an overview of the European, Canadian and US audiovisual market-figures, structure, and players; the financial landscape for European, Canadian and US feature film production; and current marketing and distribution realities.TAP application forms are available at, and the deadline to apply is March 21, 2012.

Please contact John Sylva,, or visit more information.

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