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 19, 2022
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Firelight Media x BlackStar Film Festival 2022
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July 8, 2022
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Beyond Resilience: Why I Keep One Foot Planted in the Documentary Industry
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July 5, 2022
REALSCREEN
Firelight Opens Call for Production and Research Funds for Filmmakers of Color
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June 24, 2022
DEADLINE
Leticia Peguero Joins Stanley Nelson’s Firelight Media
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June 2, 2022
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Firelight Media x Tribeca Festival 2022
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May 24, 2022
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Beyond Resilience: Reproductive Justice “On the Divide”

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