2020 POINTS NORTH FELLOWSHIP
 
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Eligibility

  • The Points North Fellowship is open to all filmmakers worldwide.
  • Submitted projects must be feature-length, with an intended runtime of 60 minutes or more.
  • Projects in all stages of production and post-production are accepted. The only requirement is that you submit 5 minutes of edited footage. (Selected projects are required to show a 3-4 minute trailer at the Points North Pitch.)
Points North Fellows will receive:
  • $1000 honorarium
  • 2 Virtual All Access passes to the Camden International Film Festival and Points North Forum
DEADLINES & FEES
Earlybird Deadline: April 6 @ 11:59pm | $25
Regular Deadline: May 18 @ 11:59pm | $35
Extended Deadline: July 15 @ 11:59pm | $45
 
Points North 1:1 Meetings
By submitting to the fellowship, your project will also be considered for the 2020 1:1 Meetings, during which 15-20 projects, including those shortlisted from the Fellowship applications, will be offered meetings with a selection of our top industry guests: funders, broadcasters and other key decision makers. In light of the current health crisis, all meetings will be conducted remotely.
 
Over the past 2 years, selected projects have met with decision makers representing Ford Foundation, ITVS, Tribeca Film Institute, Netflix, PBS, SFFILM, Sundance Institute, Discovery, ESPN Films, Cinetic Media, CAA, RYOT Films, American Documentary | POV, International Documentary Association, Kickstarter, Cinereach, Topic, Doc Society, HotDocs, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Participant Media, National Geographic, Fork Films, and Nia Tero.
 
The 1:1 Meetings are currently by invitation only - please submit your project here for it to be considered.
 
If you have questions about the program or the application process, please contact artistprograms@pointsnorthinstitute.org. 

Project Info

Current Status *
Have you completed principal photography? *
Do you have a rough cut? *
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Key Creative Personnel

Director's Race or Ethnic Origin *
Director's Gender *
Co-Director's Race or Ethnic Origin
Co-Director's Gender

Contact Information

Project Description (IDA Core App)

Audience & Distribution (IDA Core App)

Fundraising Strategy (IDA Core App)

Work Sample

Supplemental Questions

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A Few More Things

How did you hear about the Points North Fellowship? (check all that apply) *
 
Have you applied to the Points North Fellowship or Points North Pitch before? *
Selected filmmakers are required to attend our virtual pitch training and mentorship days from September 14 - October 12 and participate in the Points North Pitch on October 3. If selected, will you be available to attend these virtual events? *
Would you like to subscribe to the Points North Institute email newsletter and receive updates about opportunities for filmmakers? *

Submission Fee

Submission Fee *
Total Fee
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