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Submission Deadlines Approaching for IFP’s Independent Film Week Project Forum

Project Forum

A quick public service announcement, in case you’re not aware that the deadlines for Independent Film Week — organized by IFP, the publisher of Filmmaker magazine — are quickly approaching.

Here’s all the info you should need:

Independent Film Week (September 15-19, 2013) 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 three sections of the Project Forum with open applications are:

Emerging Storytellers. 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. For more info and to apply, click here. Deadline: May 3

No Borders International Co-Production Market. 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’s Return. For more info and to apply, click here. Deadline for US Producers: May 3

Spotlight on Documentaries. 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. For more info and to apply, click here. Final Deadline: May 24

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