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Want to pitch your documentary to industry leaders at North America's largest documentary festival? The Hot Docs Forum is a renowned international financing event aimed at securing co-productions and funds for feature length documentaries. The Forum is the flagship industry event of the Hot Docs Festival, North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market, and could be the launching pad for your next documentary.

The Native American Journalism Association is seeking mentors for their fellowship program. Mentors will be responsible for overseeing fellows' work over the course of one year, beginning upon assignment. Many mentor relationships last far beyond this annual obligation.

NAJA requires NAJF mentors to be present for the the on-site immersion portion of the fellowship at the National Native Media Conference in Miami, Florida July 16-22, 2018. Selected mentors will receive full conference registration.

Mentor requirements:

The WorldMediaFestival global competition for modern media honours and celebrates excellent solutions in Corporate Film, Television, Web, Web TV and Print productions on a truly international scale in Germany's media metropolis Hamburg. 

No fee!

Native American, Hawaiian Pacific Islanders and First Nations of Canada filmmakers are invited to submit their short documentaries, 7 minutes and under, to the Audience Awards Native American Doc Challenge. They also seek documentaries shot in 360. 

Championed by Native American filmmaker and actor, Forrest Goodluck, an industry jury will judge the films and the top 8 films will screen at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in February 2018.  The showcase of the top eight films will also screen at AudFest in LA in the Spring. 

The Big Sky Works-in-Progress Pitch is the headline event of the Big Sky DocShop Filmmaker’s Forum held during the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. This is an exceptional opportunity to pitch your documentary work-in-progress to some of the top funders for documentary film.

The 61st Annual CINE Golden Eagle Awards is now accepting submissions for professional media. 

Our modern, flexible category structure recognizes innovative storytelling across genres and platforms, including:

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