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Combatting the Blame Game When It Comes to Sustainability


Career sustainability in documentary is hard. But it is easy to point the blame at someone else. 

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No Roadmap: Reflections From an Aspiring Doc Producer


A recent college graduate discovers that there are many routes on the road to becoming a documentary producer.

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Summer 2017 Newsletter


Summer has been busy at Docs In Progress and the wider world of documentary: find out more about our new screening series, what alumni are up to, and check out upcoming funding deadlines, hot reads, and more...

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Residency Reflections from Andre Perez


André Perez came to Docs In Progress to progress with a series about trans people of color. This was a crucial time to be in the Washington DC, both for the film and for the issues it spotlights.

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NEA Renews Support


We are pleased to announce that Docs In Progress will receive funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to support artist services in 2018.


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Academy supports Fellowship


We are honored to announce that Docs In Progress has received funding from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 

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Spring 2017 Newsletter


Spring happenings from Docs In Progress; tips from the trenches on fighting for the arts; a missive from Full Frame, funding deadlines, alumni news, hot reads, and happenings from the wider world of documentary...

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Fighting for the Arts: Some Tips From The Trenches


Even when you live in the belly of the beast of politics, complacency is possible. Until now.

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Full Frame, Fellows, and First-Timers


The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival may have celebrated its 20th year, but it was all fresh for a group of Docs In Progress community members.

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Winter 2017 Newsletter


As we kick off a new year in a new location, check out what's new from Docs In Progress, including an introduction to our Fellows, a residency open call, Peer Pitch West, and much more.  Plus funding deadlines, hot reads, and much more...

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