Always wanted to make your own documentary short? Indie Training Fund with ScreenSkills have announced that they will be running their Rising Directors Scheme for a second year. They are offering eight new and emerging directors the opportunity to make their own three-minute short which will be showcased at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019.
The scheme includes a fast-track intensive director’s refresher programme with masterclasses throughout. Each director will be given a budget of £5k and attached an Executive producer mentor who will support them and offer invaluable editorial support alongside networking and guidance.
Rising Directors is supported by BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5 via the TV Skills Fund (TVSF) managed by ScreenSkills.
Deadline for applications is 7 Jan.
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