Thursday 9th February
1.00pm – 2.00pm GMT (online)
Register for your place on this webinar HERE
CONNECTION: NETFLIX SHORT DOCUMENTARY FUND WEBINAR brought to you by BFI Doc Society (as part of BFI NETWORK)
Calling documentary filmmakers across Ireland. Netflix have announced a second round of their Documentary Talent Development Fund, this time on the theme of Connection. They have five funds of £30,000 to make a short documentary film between 8-12 minutes long and selected filmmakers will benefit from the guidance of Netflix and other filmmaking professionals. The fund closes on 16th February.
So whether you are mid-way through your application, thinking of applying or just interested to learn more about the powerful art of short documentary filmmaking, join Docs Ireland and Netflix Documentary Talent Fund producers WDW Entertainment for a friendly and informative webinar session to unpack everything to you need to know.
Hear more about the application process, get your burning questions answered and gain insights from experienced filmmakers and fund alumni on their tips for developing powerful and creative short form documentaries.
Applications for the Netflix Documentary Talent fund opened on 16 January and will close on 16 February at 1pm. Read the guidelines, F.A.Q’s and make an application here: https://www.netflixdocfund.co.uk
The Netflix Documentary Talent Fund is produced by WDW Entertainment.
Session host: Roisin Geraghty
- Sean Mullan and Michael Barwise – Fund Alumni
- Elisabeth Hopper, Netflix Documentary Talent Fund – Lead Producer. She/Her/Hers
Elisabeth is Lead Producer of the Netflix Documentary Talent Fund, heading up the team for the second year. In 2018 she co-founded the independent short film fund the Female Film Force – offering grants across the UK, Ireland, France and Germany. Films have won best short at the American Black Film Festival, Irish Film Festival London and reached the BAFTA long list, securing distribution with Netflix, Disney and HBO. As an independent producer she has been nominated for the Iris Prize and worked on the inaugural Five Films for Freedom. Elisabeth continues to work as a performer in Film and TV bringing a unique perspective to talent development from both sides of the camera.