Partner News 5/20/2022

Posted by on May 24, 2022

Check out what our partners are up doing in the industry!

NPR and LAist Studios launch Oye, an audio incubator for Latinx creators


NPR and LAist Studios partnered to launch Oye: The Lab for Latinx Creators. In this six-week virtual workshop, NPR and LAist Studios will work with a small cohort of finalists from across the country to develop new programming centering the Latinx + Latino/a/e experience. Oye participants will receive training, coaching, and resources to develop their pitch and pilot a proof of concept, and a stipend to cover labor and time spent on the project.

For more information, read the press release here.

To apply, click here.

Firelight Media Opens the Call for Applicants for 2022 Documentary Lab

Firelight Media has announced the open call for its flagship Documentary Lab, an 18-month fellowship program that supports filmmakers in the U.S. from racially and ethnically underrepresented communities directing their first or second feature-length documentary project. Read more here.

Apply by June 13th, 2022. To apply, click here.

13th Annual Produced By Conference

Learn the in’s and out’s of producing for film, TV and digital media. Attend the Produced By Conference presented by the Producers Guild of America (PGA), June 11 - 12, 2022 at Fox Studio Lot. Featuring two days of panels, sessions and workshops led by the best and brightest from Hollywood’s diverse and accomplished creative community. Loads of networking opportunities. Mentor roundtables hosted by senior film, TV and digital media producers. And THE pitch program to end all pitch programs! With an A-list roster of speakers representing a diverse cross section of talent, executives and studio heads.

 Click here for more information.

LPB announces its 2022 Production Funding Cycle

Latino Public Broadcasting’s 2022 LPB Funding Cycle is open and they’re accepting applications for three distinct funding initiatives -- the Current Issues Fund (CIF), Public Media Content Fund (PMCF) and Digital Media Fund. LPB is looking for filmmakers with great stories, fresh ideas and strong story-telling skills. LPB is looking to fund a wide variety of projects that celebrate and reflect the diverse Latino experience and bring new audiences to public media. Projects can be long form documentaries for the Public Media Content Fund and the Current Issues Fund, and short form nonfiction or fiction for the Digital Media Fund.

For more information and to apply, click here.