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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October 5, 2021
CURRENT
NEH pandemic relief grants boost indie filmmakers
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October 5, 2021
HYPERALLERGIC
Opportunities in October 2021
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October 4, 2021
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES
NEH Awards $28.8 Million in ARP Funding to 13 Grantmaking Organizations to Provide Financial Relief to Humanities Non-Profits and Professionals Affected by the Pandemic
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September 27, 2021
Realscreen
Firelight Media Reveals 2021 William Greaves Fund Recipients
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September 15, 2021
FRONTLINE
Firelight Media and FRONTLINE Announce 2021 Class of FRONTLINE/Firelight Investigative Journalism Fellows
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September 6, 2021
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Filmmaker Everlane Moraes Reflects on the 2021 Flaherty Seminar

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Looking for information about Firelight Media's American Rescue Plan (#SHARP) funding via the NEH? View the Spark Fund program page.

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