Points North, “A launching pad for the next generation of non-fiction story tellers” has just opened their call for submissions for their annual fellowship.
The Points North Fellowship is a unique opportunity for six filmmakers (or filmmaking teams) to accelerate the development of their feature-length documentary projects through a combination of funding, focused mentorship, workshops, industry meetings and a public pitch session at the Camden International Film Festival.
The Points North Fellowship includes:
- a $2,000 grant (sponsored by Chicago Media Project and an individual donor)
- (2) All Access passes to the Camden International Film Festival
- (5) nights of accommodations for two during the festival
- (1) round trip flight to Maine, plus local transportation
- (2) tickets to the Cinema Eye Honors award ceremony and invitations to the CIFF-sponsored Nominees Party (January 2016)
- (2) nights of accommodations in NYC
Deadline for applications: July 14th, 2016. Learn more about the program and how to apply here: https://www.camdenfilmfest.org/pointsnorth/fellowship