The festival of documentary films and television programs "Northern Character-2015" will be held 26-28 November in Murmansk at several cultural and artistic sites involving in its orbit people of different ages, occupations and interests.
The Russian legislation on mass media is becoming tougher and more extensive. How can journalists and media work under the circumstances – this was in the focus of discussion at the seminar the Center for Defense of Rights of Journalists and Media (project Barents Press – ed.) held in Murmansk.
Welcome to Sundance Documentary Film Program
The Sundance Documentary Film Program is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2011 funding cycle. Grants will be announced in July 2011. Next Postmark Deadline: February 9, 2011.
The Sundance Documentary Fund supports cinematic feature documentaries about pressing Human Rights, social justice, civil liberties and related topics from the US and internationally. Proposals to the Documentary Fund are evaluated on effective storytelling, global relevance, originality, artistic innovation and potential for social engagement. Please note we do not fund shorts, webisodes, online series, or strictly historical, biographical, NGO, or educational films.
There are two deadlines per year, generally the first week of February and July. Award decisions take approximately six months. Proposals must be submitted online and DVDs mailed by the upcoming deadline of February 9, 2011. There are no geographical restrictions on who can apply to the Fund.
The review process is highly competitive. Up to 2000 proposals annually may be reviewd, but will generally fund no more than 60.
Very detailed information is available at webapp.sundance.org