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.

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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.

IN THE PRESS

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February 8, 2024
REALSCREEN
Exclusive: Firelight Media Reveals 2023-24 Greaves R&D Fund cohort
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January 30, 2024
THE ANTHEM AWARDS
Firelight Media’s Beyond Resilience Series Announced as a Gold Winner in Community Outreach, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion for The 3rd Annual Anthem Awards
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January 11, 2024
MEDIUM
Firelight-Supported Filmmakers at Sundance Film Festival 2024
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December 12, 2023
MEDIUM
2023 Firelight Year-in-Review: Film Premieres
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December 6, 2023
THE ANTHEM AWARDS
Firelight Media’s Beyond Resilience Series Nominated for Anthem Award
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November 8, 2023
REALSCREEN
Exclusive: Firelight Media Unveils 2023 Impact Campaign Fund Recipients

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