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Apply to Project Invovle by July 15th!

Project Involve is an intensive nine-month program for emerging filmmakers from underrepresented communities. Participants hone their skills, form creative partnerships, create new short films and ultimately gain the industry access and mentorship necessary to succeed. Check out the Project Invovle YouTube channel to meet the Fellows and learn how Project Involve impacted their careers.

Past shorts produced in the program include LIBERTY (2019 SXSW Narrative Short Film Jury Award, 2019 Special Prize of the Generation 14plus international Jury for the Best Short Film at the Berlin International Film Festival) and EMERGENCY (2018 Sundance Special Jury Award, 2018 SXSW Narrative Short Film Jury Award).

Project Involve alumni include: Andrew Ahn (Spa Night); Effie T. Brown (Dear White People); Linda Yvette Chávez + Marvin Lemus (Gentefied); Ante Cheng (Gook); Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians); Cherien Dabis (Amreeka); Jomo Fray (Selah and the Spades); Aurora Guerrero (Queen Sugar); Kahlil Joseph (Lemonade); Tina Mabry (Queen of the South); LaToya Morgan (Into the Badlands); Chapman Alum Justin Simien (Dear White People); Lulu Wang (The Farewell) and Kim Yutani (Director of Programming, Sundance Film Festival).

Be part of this new, inclusive group of filmmakers. Apply Now!