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Pitch + Kvell: 2022 JFI Filmmakers in Residence

Pitch + Kvell: 2022 JFI Filmmakers in Residence

Join the Jewish Film Institute for the second annual Pitch + Kvell, celebrating JFI’s 2022 Filmmakers in Residence as they invite us to discover their works-in-progress.

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Tuesday December 13, 2022
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Applications for the 2023 JFI Filmmakers in Residence Program are now closed. Applicants will be notified of their status before the end of the year. Applications will open for the 2024 Filmmaker Residency in the fall of 2023.

For questions, contact:

Marcia Jarmel
Director, Filmmaker Services
Jewish Film Institute
E: jfifilmmakers@jfi.org
T: 415.621.0556

The JFI Filmmakers in Residence Program is a year-long, competitive artist residency that provides creative, marketing, and production support for emerging and established filmmakers whose documentary projects explore and expand thoughtful consideration of Jewish history, life, culture, and identity. Residents: participate in monthly cohort meetings; attend capacity-enhancing workshops with industry professionals and experts; consult with JFI staff on industry best practices in marketing, fundraising, production, and exhibition; and refine their project pitches through mentorship and a pitch forum with inudstry experts. Residents receive: a complimentary JFI Filmmaker membership; access to all JFI programs and events; a travel stipend to attend an annual convening at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival; visibility in JFI promotional materials; and access to the Ninth Street Independent Film Center's on-site screening room and editing space. Filmmakers located in the Bay Area are also eligible to apply for office and editing space at Ninth Street.

"The JFI Residency has been an incredible network of peers and mentors who have helped support me through various stages of my project. Whether it's support on a critical issue or question, creative feedback on scenes, or just generally trading stories on the ins and outs of working on a feature film, the residency has been such a generative community for me."

Simon Mendes, 2022 Filmmaker in Residence

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