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 Fiscal Sponsorship, the Picture Shop Feature Film Grant, Screenwriting Lab and the Sloan Distribution Grant.

Questions? Email us at artistdevelopment@filmindependent.org.


Documentary Lab 2023

Non-Member Deadline: January 27, 2023
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: February 10, 2023
More Information • Applications open October 6, 2022


Episodic Lab 2022

Non-Member Deadline: February 11, 2022
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: February 25, 2022
More Information • Applications currently closed


Fast Track 2022

Applications open: March 9, 2022
Non-Member Deadline: June 7, 2022
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: June 21, 2022
More Information • Applications currently closed


Film Independent + CNN Original Series Docuseries Intensive 2022

Applications open: April 11, 2022
Non-Member Deadline: June 23, 2022
Extended Member Deadline: June 30, 2022
More Information • Applications currently closed


Fiscal Sponsorship

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


Picture Shop Feature Film Grant

Member & Non-Member Deadline: October 7, 2022
More Information • Applications OPEN


Producing Lab 2022

Applications open: March 8, 2022
Non-Member Deadline: May 6, 2022
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: May 20, 2022
More Information • Applications currently closed


Project Involve 2023

Non-Member Deadline: August 24, 2022
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: September 7, 2022
More Information • Applications currently closed


Screenwriting Lab 2023

Applications open: July 26, 2022
Non-Member Deadline: September 14, 2022
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: September 28, 2022
More Information • Applications currently closed


Sloan Distribution Grant

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