The Paley Center for Media in Manhattan is now accepting entries for its 12th annual documentary pitch workshop for emerging directors with work-in-progress films. The regular entry deadline is Wednesday, August 17.
This is a competition for a $5,000 finishing grant for a relatively new documentary directors (two or less projects) with a project they’ve started but haven’t finished. This year’s sponsor is The Documentary Channel.
To apply, you’ll need to submit ten minutes of selects from your project. PCM chooses five finals to pitch their projects in Manhattan in late October in front of an audience and a panel of judges, who choose the winner of the grant.
Regular deadline is August 17, with entry fees going up for subsequent deadlines.