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IFP Independent Filmmaker Labs - Call for Entries


May 2009

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February 9, 2010
IFP'S 2010 INDEPENDENT FILMMAKER LABS OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS Documentary Lab ? April 12?16, 2010; Application deadline FEBRUARY 12 Narrative Lab ? June 7?11, 2010; Application deadline MARCH 26 The only program in the U.S. supporting first-time feature directors with low-budget, independently produced films at the crucial rough cut/post production stage. The Labs are a highly immersive, free mentorship program providing professional and creative guidance; pushing directors to realize the full potential of their stories ? and careers. This year-long fellowship begins with a week-long intensive in New York, followed by participation in IFP?s Independent Film Week. Maximize your film?s reach with the tools to assess strategic opportunities for festivals and traditional and innovative distribution methods. Connections made at past Labs have led to alumni premieres at Berlin, Sundance, SXSW, Toronto, and Venice, national broadcast, and domestic and international theatrical and DVD releases. In our commitment to diversity, IFP seeks to ensure that at least 50% of the participating projects have an inclusive range of race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, and physical abilities in key positions. Get the skills and support you need to launch your film. Additional info and application at

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