The International Documentary Association's Pare Lorentz Film Finishing Award will provide $25,000 to one deserving film project in need of financial assistance for completion. In keeping with the nature of Pare Lorentz's films—a successful candidate for the Pare Lorentz Film Finishing Fund award will demonstrate one or more of Lorentz's central concerns—the appropriate use of the natural environment, justice for all and the illumination of pressing social problems—presented as a compelling story by skillful film-making. Past projects submitted have a broad range of subject matter. A committee of documentary industry professionals will choose the winning selection.
Documentary projects meeting these areas of interest and concern are encouraged to apply for this $25,000 finishing fund award. Preference will be given to projects that have a strategic plan for and reasonable chance of securing public distribution in the following arenas: theatrical release, broadcast or cable television, or educational/ancillary distribution (to schools, museums, or other institutions).
To apply for the Pare Lorentz Film Finishing Award, please use the online submission process at Withoutabox.com. Read about eligibility requirements, timeline, FAQs, and more.