Documentary filmmakers take note. There's still a few days to submit a work-in-progress to the Paley Center for Media and have a chance to be awarded a $5,000 grant.
The Paley Center's DocPitch Competition's deadline for entries is September 23.
Complete details are on the Paley Center's website.
Emerging filmmakers are eligible to enter this competition. An emerging filmmaker is someone with two or less credits for directing feature documentary films, whether or not those films have been released.
You must submit no more than ten minutes of footage from an UNFINISHED or WORK-IN-PROGRESS feature-length documentary that you hope to pitch to our panel.
The Paley Center offers a $5,000 grant from A&E IndieFilms. This is the 12th year of the contest to choose up to five finalists who will pitch their unfinished films to a panel of experts and producers in front of an audience. This event, the Paley DocPitch Competition, will take place on Monday, November 9, 2015, in New York. There will be tickets for the public to attend this event. Details to be announced.
Complete details are on The Paley Center for Media website.
For a close-up look at a growing documentary film company in Los Angeles, read this article about Rare Bird Films and their experience at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival held in New York City.
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