Applications for the Points North Fellowship available now! Deadline: July 14th, 2016


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.

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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
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  • (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: