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Creative Producing Fellowship and Lab How to Apply

Please note that once you begin the application, you must be prepared to complete it in full. It may be helpful to have your answers prepared in order to cut and paste them into the application. Below is the information that will be requested:

Maximum of 75 Words

Maximum of 750 Words

Estimated overall figure

Director’s Artistic Statement
Prepared by the director and articulating his/her creative intent for the film, which can include the genesis of the story, particular themes of interest, and visual style. Maximum of 500 words.

Bios of Producer(s), Director(s), and Screenwriter(s)
Please be specific in detailing prior film work. For example, if a film is a short or a feature length film. Maximum of 500 words.

Letter of recommendation
You should be prepared to provide the name and email address of your recommender at this stage and not the actual letter. Once you complete your application, they will receive an automated email from Sundance to electronically submit their recommendation letter to us. Please let them know they should expect our email.

Essay Questions
Answers for seven essay questions. Maximum of 500 words per essay.
A full list of essay questions is available here.

Application fee of $40
By credit card only

We do not accept any additional material at this time. Starting on March 1st, we will begin requesting a full script, directing sample and producing sample for applicants invited to the second round. We invite to the second round on a rolling basis. All applicants will receive a notification via email if they are being invited to the second round no later than March 28, 2014.

If you have any technical difficulties with the application, please email Rebecca Windsor at

application will open Fall 2015