This is Firelight Media

Firelight Media is the premier destination for non-fiction cinema by and about communities of color. Firelight Media produces documentary films, supports filmmakers of color, and cultivates audiences for their work.

Firelight Media is a non-profit organization that supports and develops non-fiction filmmakers of color.

Firelight Media’s programs include the flagship Documentary Lab, an 18-month fellowship that supports emerging filmmakers of color; Groundwork Regional Lab, which supports filmmakers in the American South, Midwest, and U.S.-controlled Territories; and the William Greaves Fund for mid-career nonfiction filmmakers. Firelight Media also produces digital short film series.


OUR PROGRAMS

Firelight Media provides dynamic support at every step of the creative journey for filmmakers of color with our artist programs and grants.

IN THE PRESS

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July 21, 2021
COLORLINES
Six Filmmakers Explore COVID’s Impact on BIPOC Communities in the South
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July 15, 2021
VARIETY
Exclusive: ‘Hindsight’ Docuseries to Chronicle the Experiences of People of Color During the Pandemic
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July 8, 2021
REALSCREEN
Exclusive: Firelight Media Unveils Grantees For 2021 Impact Campaign Fund
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July 2, 2021
THE SPOOL
A Dispatch From The 2021 AFI DOCS Film Festival
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June 29, 2021
CURRENT
How the Hindsight Project built new relationships between Southern stations and BIPOC filmmakers
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June 9, 2021
FIRELIGHT MEDIA
Firelight Media x Tribeca Festival 2021

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