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Posted: Apr 2, 2012 INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS NARRATIVE LABS CALL FOR ENTRIES
There is still a few days left to apply for the Independent Filmmakers Narrative Labs - the deadline is April 6th 2012. Please click on the following link to get to the Narrative Labs application form
IFP’s unique year-long mentorship program supports first-time feature directors when they need it most: through the completion, marketing and distribution of their films. Focusing exclusively on low-budget features (<$1million), this highly immersive program provides filmmakers with the technical, creative and strategic tools necessary to launch their films – and their careers.
-Labs are open to first-time feature directors only.
-IFP Independent Filmmaker Labs are for U.S. projects only.
-The film must be directed by a U.S. born or U.S. based filmmaker.
-It is not necessary that the film was shot in the U.S. or that a U.S. – born filmmaker primarily reside in the U.S.
-Projects should be intended for feature length, one hour or longer. Short films are not eligible for the Labs.
-All, or a majority of principal photography must be complete & editing begun. Post should not be complete.
-Application must include a rough cut of at least 40 minutes which shows the story arc of your film (rough cut to fine assembly). Trailers are not acceptable.
-We prefer projects have not already been submitted to festivals; the goals of the program are to help improve the project before this kind of industry exposure.
-Projects should be low-budget – under $1Million, and without distribution in place
-Films can be in any language; if not in English, work must be subtitled.
-Active IFP Membership at any membership level: get started by joining IFP now.
-Completed online application including synopses, filmmaker bios, and goals for the Lab;
-$50 entry fee paid online by credit card;
Find the rest of eligibility criterias and application guidelines HERE