Join the staff of the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund to learn about how to apply to the Fund, how our team evaluates applications, the types of projects we support, and more. We’ll break down the different components of the application, and offer advice on how to approach them. An open Q&A with attendees will follow the presentation.

The Sundance Institute Documentary Fund supports the work of nonfiction filmmakers from around the globe. In a changing media landscape, the fund has been a stable, progressive force in supporting work that has expressed the world in creative, complex, beautiful, and provocative ways. Films with recent premieres that have been supported through the Documentary Fund include Always in Season; American Factory; Collective; Crip Camp; Of Fathers and Sons; Hale County This Morning, This Evening; Minding the Gap; The Mole Agent; and Softie.

Helpful links:

Documentary Film Program website

Documentary Fund Proposal Checklist

2022 Documentary Fund Application

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