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.