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 Documentary Lab and the Sloan Distribution Grant.

Questions? Email us at artistdevelopment@filmindependent.org.


The Camera Division Grant

Deadline: N/A
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 2022

Non-Member Deadline: December 15, 2021
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: December 29, 2021
More Information • Applications OPEN OCT 5


EFILM | Deluxe Feature Film Grant

Deadline: N/A
More Information • Applications currently closed


Episodic Lab 2021

Non-Member Deadline: February 17, 2021
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: March 3, 2021
More Information • Applications currently closed


Fast Track 2021

Non-Member Extended Deadline: July 27, 2021
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: August 10, 2021
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 2021

Member & Non-Member Deadline: August 13, 2021
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 11, 2021
More Information • Applications currently closed


Producing Lab 2021

Non-Member Deadline: May 31, 2021
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: June 9, 2021
More Information • Applications currently closed


Project Involve 2022

Non-Member Deadline: August 16, 2021
Film Independent Member/LAIKA Animation Fellowship Deadline: August 30, 2021
More Information • Applications currently closed


Screenwriting Lab 2022

Non-Member Deadline: September 1, 2021
Film Independent Member Extended Deadline: September 15, 2021
More Information • Applications currently closed


Sloan Distribution Grant

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