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Winter 2019 Newsletter

Meet our 2019 Docs In Progress Fellows. We head out on the road with Peer Pitch. Docs In The City focus on environmental documentaries. Plus news from alums, upcoming funding deadlines, hot reads, and more...

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Meet the 2019 Docs In Progress Fellows

Docs In Progress is pleased to announce the selections for the 2019 Docs In Progress Fellowship.

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Deadlines Fast Approaching

This is the week to apply for our Fellowship, submit a film for Docs In The City, our February Roundtable, or our April Work-in-Progress Screening, and our Fiscal Sponsorship deadline is just around the corner.

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New Year, New Programs

January is a time for new beginnings. If documentary filmmaking or gaining a better appreciation for documentary is part of your plan for the year, here are some upcoming programs and opportunities from Docs In Progress which may be beneficial.

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Fall 2018 Newsletter from Docs In Progress

As the programming year winds down and Docs In Progress gets ready to relocate to a new, bigger space, we recount some of the highlights of this fall, preview what's coming up in the new year, and share news from alums, upcoming funding deadlines, hot reads, and more...

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Behind the Scenes at Full Frame With Its Festival Director

As part of our Fellowship Program, selected Fellows attend the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. 2018 Fellow Khiné Bonner was so inspired by the experience that he did a follow up interview with the festival's director, Deirdre Haj.

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Summer 2018 News From Docs In Progress

Relive a busy summer at Docs In Progress. Learn where we will be moving next year. Discover projects selected for our upcoming industry pitch. Get a sneak peek at fall programs from Docs In Progress and other organizations. Plus news from alums, upcoming  funding deadlines, hot reads, and more...

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Nine Peer Pitch alumni projects selected for Industry Pitch

Nine projects originally presented at Peer Pitch programs around the country have been selected to return to Washington DC for an industry pitch. The pitch will take place Friday October 12 as part of the Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival.

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A New Space and a New Era for Docs In Progress

In early 2019, Docs In Progress will move to new permanent space in downtown Silver Spring. It may seem like deja vu. While our 2017 move happened after the "Documentary House" was sold by a landlord, our upcoming move has been in the works for more than two years. 

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Roundtable Roundup: Making an Impact at the Local Level

While many social issue filmmakers want their documentaries to make an impact at the national level, because of the decentralized nature of the United States, sometimes films can have the most impact at the state and local level. A recent WIFV/Docs In Progress Documentary Roundtable focused on this topic. 

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