IFP is currently seeking screenplays and documentary works-in-progress for its annual Independent Film Week Project Forum (September 15-19, 2013), the oldest and largest forum in the U.S. for the discovery of new projects in development and new voices on the independent scene. The Project Forum is a meetings-driven forum connecting filmmakers with producers, funders, distributors, broadcasters, sales agents, festival programmers, and more.
Now accepting applications in three sections: Emerging Storytellers (for writers and writer/directors at the script stage looking to connect with producers and agents who can develop, produce, represent and finance their scripts), No Borders International Co-Production Market (for established narrative producers with partial financing in place looking to connect with financiers, distributors, sales agents and international partners), and Spotlight on Documentaries (for documentary filmmakers in production or post-production looking to connect with financing partners, broadcasters, distributors, and film festival programmers). Recent participants in Independent Film Week include Martha Shane and Lana Wilson's After Tiller, David Lowery Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Benh Zeitlin's Beasts of the Southern Wild, Derek Cianfrance's Blue Valentine, Katie Dellamaggiore's Brooklyn Castle, Zachary Heinzerling's Cutie and the Boxer, Rama Burshtein's Fill The Void, Shaka King's Newlyweeds, Dee Rees' Pariah, Lauren Greenfield'sThe Queen of Versailles, Destin Daniel Cretton's Short Term 12.
For more information, and to apply, click here.
The Independent Filmmaker Project is seeking works in progress for its annual project forum. Note – you have to be a member of IFP to apply. Memberships start at $35. Details below. -Mia