Rising Directors Scheme
The Rising Directors Scheme from Indie Training Fund gives emerging directors a chance to produce and direct their own documentary short, which will then be showcased at this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest.
Successful applicants will be given a £5k budget and will have between March and the end of May to produce, direct, edit produce and complete your film. You will learn the technical and editorial skills required for today’s multi-skilled, documentary director role. Throughout the production process, there will be a range of skills-based masterclasses that will be tailored to your needs as a non-scripted director. You will be allocated an executive producer mentor to provide extra support and guidance during the process.