indie filmmaker fellowship

The Indie Filmmaker Fellowship is open to all filmmakers attached to an unproduced, feature-length narrative film with an aim towards production. Directing teams and writer-director teams are welcome to apply on a single application. The fellows will be mentored by the WritersForWriters team as well as indie film producer Stephen Nemeth (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Sessions). A film festival veteran, Stephen has produced over 50 independent narrative features and documentaries.

Indie Film Applicants must submit the following materials for consideration:

*A complete feature length screenplay

*A cover letter stating your filmmakers vision for the project, project status and history, and any key attachments cast and crew

*An optional bio/cv

*An optional link to short film, sizzle, or trailer proof of concept.

Fellowships are all $75.

Stephen Nemeth

Stephen Nemeth

Mentor

Producer of films including Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Sessions, and numerous features and documentaries.
Will McCormack

Will McCormack

Mentor

Known for Celeste and Jesse Forever (Independent Spirit Nomination), Toy Story 4, and multiple film and television projects both writing and producing.
Aimee Lagos

Aimee Lagos

Mentor

Known for 96 Seconds, No Good Deed, and multiple film projects in development.
Gary Lennon

Gary Lennon

Mentor

Known for Drunks (writing and directing), Justified, Orange is the New Black, and Power, and multiple television and film projects writing and producing.

Alysia Reiner

Alysia Reiner

mentor

Known for Orange is the New Black,  Equity.