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Film Independent Project Involve – Now Accepting Applications

June 14, 2024

Golden Globe Foundation

Submit Your Application Today! 

For over 30 years, Project Involve has been Film Independent’s most vital and impactful program, providing invaluable hands-on filmmaking experience from inception to completion.

Participants are paired with mentors at the top of their respective fields, and receive personalized guidance to help move their projects and careers forward.

Filmmakers from diverse backgrounds are given the opportunity to hone skills, form creative partnerships, create short films and gain industry access needed to succeed as working artists. Project Involve accepts filmmakers in various tracks that, together, form short film production teams. 

Apply now

Non-Member Deadline: Monday, July 15
Member Deadline: Monday, July 29

Project Involve accepts filmmakers into specific tracks that, together, form short film production teams. When applying to Project Involve, you apply to one specific track: writing, directing, writing/directing, producing, cinematography, editing, programming, animation or an executive track.

Strong consideration is given to those whose work samples and statements of interest demonstrate talent, responsibility and collaborative effort. Film Independent Membership is required to participate, and Fellows must reside in Los Angeles for the duration of the program.

To view deadlines and apply, visit our applications page, or check out our FAQ page to learn more. To view sample application material and/or essay criteria for the various Project Involve tracks, click here.

Fellows include Andrew Ahn (Bridgerton); Linda Yvette Chavez (Flamin’ Hot); Jon M. Chu (Wicked); Jomo Fray (All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt); LaToya Morgan (Splinter); Justin Simien (Haunted Mansion); Lulu Wang (Expats) and Kim Yutani (Director of Programming, Sundance).

Are you a Member?
 Film Independent Members get an exclusive extended application deadline for Project Involve and save 30% on application fees, and Filmmaker ProSecret Members and Arts Circle Members can apply for free! Join, renew or upgrade for extra time and savings.

Meet the 2024 class of Project Involve Fellows right here.

The Golden Globe Foundation is a Principal Sponsor of Film Independent Project Involve.

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