The Emerging Documentary Producers Fellowship will award five producers with US$2,500 and the opportunity to participate in development workshops led by industry figures, including Liz Garbus (pictured), Morgan Spurlock and Stanley Nelson.
In this week’s round-up, new series and documentaries are set to premiere for a range of networks including DIY Network, Al Jazeera America, ESPN Films and Syfy. (Pictured: Filmmaker Brent Huffman’s Saving Mes Aynak)
Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville’s Best of Enemies and Stevan Riley’s Listen to Me Marlon (pictured) are heading to the Hamptons International Film Festival as part of its seventh annual SummerDocs series.
Organizers of the 2015 Pan Am Games, which take place this year in Toronto, have commissioned a series of nine documentary shorts titled ‘Everyday Ambassadors’ (pictured).
Documentary projects delving into the Islamic State militant group’s propaganda machine and the disappearance of the son of a KGB officer from Ukraine picked up awards at this year’s Sunny Side of the Doc.