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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December 7, 2022
DEADLINE
Firelight Media Sets Documentary Lab Fellows For 2022-2024
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December 6, 2022
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Watch: Documentary explores pre-pandemic program enabling video visits with loved ones on Rikers
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November 29, 2022
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Groundwork Minnesota: Supporting Emerging Filmmakers in the Twin Cities
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November 16, 2022
PBS AMERICAN MASTERS
Catch a Sneak Preview of the New Season of IN THE MAKING, November 22 on PBS
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October 27, 2022
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Firelight Media x DOC NYC 2022
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September 23, 2022
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Firelight Media x Getting Real ’22

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