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The call for submissions for the Sundance Institute Feature Film Creative Producing Fellowship is now open. The year-long program for emerging American producers ready to take their next project to the screen focuses on supporting independent producers to develop their creative and strategic skills for a complex marketplace, and to encourage a holistic approach in their collaboration with directors and writers. 

The fellowship includes:

Feature Film Creative Producing Lab

Creative Producing Summit participation

Sundance Film Festival attendance

Sundance Industry Meetings at the Festival

$5,000 living stipend

$5,000 pre-production grant

Year-round mentorship from 2 Industry Advisors

Community building among Producing Fellows

Year-round support from Sundance Institute staff


In terms of eligibility, candidates must have produced at least one short or feature-length narrative or documentary film (no more than two narrative features total) and have a legally-optioned scripted narrative project in hand with a director attached. Candidates may not be the writer or director of the submitted project.

Deadline to apply: February 7, 2014. More info, including the application, is here.