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 the Episodic Directing Intensive and the Episodic Lab.

Questions? Email us at artistdevelopment@filmindependent.org.


Documentary Story Lab 2024

Applications Open: October 16, 2023
Non-Member Deadline: January 15, 2024
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: January 29, 2024
More Information • Applications currently closed


Documentary Producing Lab 2024

Applications Open: April 29, 2024
Non-Member Deadline: June 24, 2024
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: July 8, 2024
More Information • Applications currently closed


Dolby Institute Fellowship 2024

For alumni of Film Independent Labs/Programs
Applications Open: November 20, 2023
Non-Member Deadline: January 5, 2024
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: January 12, 2024
More Information • Applications currently closed


Episodic Directing Intensive 2024

Applications Open: January 8, 2024
Non-Member Deadline: March 4, 2024
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: March 18, 2024
More Information (coming soon) • Applications OPEN


Episodic Lab 2024

Applications Open: December 18, 2023
Non-Member Deadline: February 26, 2024
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: March 11, 2024
More Information • Applications OPEN


Fast Track 2024

Applications open: April 15, 2024
Non-Member Deadline: June 3, 2024
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: June 20, 2024
More Information • Applications currently closed


Fiscal Sponsorship

Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
More Information • Applications temporarily closed until April 15, 2024


Imaginar TV Incubator for Fearless Latinx Creators

Applications open: December 14, 2023
Non-Member Deadline: February 2, 2024
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: February 9, 2024
More Information • Applications currently closed


Picture Shop Feature Film Grant 2024

Applications Open: May 13, 2024
Member & Non-Member Deadline: July 15, 2024
More Information • Applications currently closed


Producing Lab 2024

Applications open: March 4, 2024
Non-Member Deadline: May 6, 2024
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: May 20, 2024
More Information • Applications currently closed


Project Involve 2025

Applications Open: May 20, 2024
Non-Member Deadline: July 15, 2024
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: July 29, 2024
More Information • Applications currently closed


Screenwriting Lab 2024

Applications open: July 3, 2023
Non-Member Deadline: August 28, 2023
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: September 11, 2023
More Information • Applications currently closed