Applications

If you're ready to apply for one (or more!) of our labs or grants, you've come to the right place.

Applications are open for Documentary Lab, Fiscal Sponsorship, the Project Involve LAIKA Animation Fellowship and the Sloan Distribution Grant.

Questions? Email us at artistdevelopment@filmindependent.org.


The Camera Division Grant 2020

Deadline: March 3, 2020
More Information • Applications currently closed


Directing Lab

Non-Member Deadline: N/A
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: N/A
More Information • Lab currently on hiatus


Documentary Lab 2021

Non-Member Deadline: December 2, 2020
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: December 16, 2020
More Information • Applications OPEN


EFILM | Deluxe Feature Film Grant 2019

Deadline: October 31, 2019
More Information • Applications currently closed


Episodic Lab 2020

Non-Member Deadline: February 18, 2020
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: March 2, 2020
More Information • Applications currently closed


Fast Track 2020

Non-Member Deadline: July 15, 2020
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: July 22, 2020
More Information • Applications currently closed


Film Independent Camera Grant

Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
More Information • Applications currently closed


Film Independent + CNN Original Series Docuseries Intensive

Deadline: September 20, 2020
More Information • Applications currently closed


Fiscal Sponsorship

Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
More Information • Applications OPEN


Producing Lab 2020

Non-Member Deadline: July 15, 2020
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: July 31, 2020
More Information • Applications currently closed


Project Involve 2021

Non-Member Deadline: September 14, 2020
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: September 28, 2020
LAIKA Animation Fellowship Deadline: December 2, 2020
More Information • Applications OPEN


Screenwriting Lab 2021

Non-Member Deadline: August 19, 2020
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: September 2, 2020
More Information • Applications currently closed


Sloan Distribution Grant

Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
More Information • Applications OPEN