Field of Vision and Firelight Media Announce Documentary Shorts Series “Our 100 Days”

Field of Vision and Firelight Media Announce Documentary Shorts Series “Our 100 Days” Initiative Will Commission and Distribute Short Films December 14, 2016 – NEW YORK, NY – Today, Firelight…

Black Lives (and Stories) Matter: Part II

This is the second in a series of blog posts about Black Lives Matter. Post I Today’s almost daily video of a fatal shooting at the hands of police prompts…

We Need Your Input

Dear Firelighters – This year we celebrate 15 years of telling underrepresented stories, supporting diverse filmmakers and attracting diverse audiences. We couldn’t have reached this anniversary without your support and we…

Notes from the PBS Annual Meeting

Carol Bash, a Firelight Documentary Lab Alum, attended the PBS Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL May 16 – 18, below she provides a few key takeaways for independent documentary filmmakers.…

#DocLab Fellow Cecilia Aldarondo on Orlando

It took me the better part of a week to figure out how I feel about the Orlando shooting. I keep thinking of all the young Latino–the vast majority Puerto…

An American in Sheffield…

In early June, I found myself in Sheffield, England, an industrial city best known as the backdrop for the late ‘90s crowd pleaser The Full Monty. Thanks to the generous…

Color of Impact Panel at Tribeca 2016

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We Make the Road by Walking Panel at Tribeca 2016

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Firelight Media welcomes 10 new #DocLab Fellows!

Firelight Media Documentary Lab (formerly Producers’ Lab) is excited to welcome ten new Fellows to the Firelight family. The Documentary Lab is Firelight Media’s  flagship mentorship program that develops emerging…

2014 Winners of the Firelight Media Freshman Fund

Firelight Media announces the 2014 winners of the Firelight Media Freshman Fund (F3) award, which supports non-fiction filmmakers of color ages 30 and under. The winners of the F3 award…