Independent Film Week is the oldest and largest forum in the U.S. for the discovery of new projects in development and new voices on the independent film scene. The Project Forum is a meetings-driven forum connecting filmmakers with producers, funders, distributors, broadcasters, sales agents, festival programmers, and more.
The Project Forum is a meetings-driven forum connecting filmmakers with producers, funders, distributors, broadcasters, sales agents, festival programmers, and more. Now accepting applications for: Emerging Storytellers (for U.S. writers and writer/directors seeking producers and agents to develop, produce, represent and finance their scripts), No Borders International Co-production Market (for U.S. and International producers with partial financing on new narrative projects seeking additional partners), and Spotlight on Documentaries (for U.S. filmmakers in production or post-production seeking financing partners, broadcast/distribution opportunities, and festival invitations.)
– Emerging Storytellers. – APPLY
This section connects writers and writer/directors with producers and agents who can develop, produce, represent and finance their scripts. Recent participants include Destin Daniel Cretton’s Short Term 12; Shaka King’s Newlyweeds; Erin Greenwell’s My Best Day; Matt Porterfield’s Putty Hill, Derek Cianfrance’s Blue Valentine, and Dee Rees’ Pariah.
– No Borders International Co-Production Market – APPLY
This section connects established narrative producers with financiers, distributors, sales agents and international partners. Recent participants include David Lowery Ain’t Them Bodies Saints; Behn Zeitlin’s Beasts of the Southern Wild; Rama Burshtein’s Fill The Void; Anais Barbeau-Lavalette’s Inch’Allah; Ry Russo-Young’s Nobody Walks; and Liza Johnson’sReturn.
– Spotlight on Documentaries – APPLY
This section connects filmmakers in production or post-production with financing partners, broadcasters, distributors, and film festival programmers. Recent participants include Martha Shane and Lana Wilson’s After Tiller; Katie Dellamaggiore’s Brooklyn Castle; Zachary Heinzerling’s Cutie and the Boxer; Dawn Porter’s Gideon’s Army; Marshall; Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine’s Inocente, and Lauren Greenfield’s The Queen of Versailles.