APPLY: Points North Fellowship for Documentary Filmmakers

The Points North Fellowship is a unique opportunity for five documentary filmmakers (or filmmaking teams) to develop their feature-length works-in-progress through a combination of focused industry mentorship, workshops, meetings and a public pitch session at the Camden International Film Festival.

The fellowship begins with a full day of intensive pitch training and focused industry mentorship prior to the start of the festival. These sessions will prepare filmmakers to pitch their projects to an international delegation of funders, broadcasters, distributors and producers before a live audience at the Points North Pitch on September 19. Each pitch lasts exactly 7 minutes, followed by 10 minutes of critical feedback.

Past panelists include representatives from:

  • BBC
  • HBO
  • A&E IndieFilms
  • ARTE
  • POV
  • PBS
  • Al Jazeera America
  • ITVS
  • Ford Foundation
  • Sundance Institute
  • Tribeca Film Institute
  • Cinereach
  • Catapult Film Fund
  • The Fledgling Fund
  • San Francisco Film Society
  • Chicken & Egg Pictures
  • LEF Foundation
  • Participant Media
  • Naked Edge Films
  • The Orchard

Learn more at http://camdenfilmfest.org/pointsnorth/fellowship.

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