Groundtruth New Film Fellowship on Climate Change

The GroundTruth Project is now announcing a new initiative on climate change for emerging documentary filmmakers. GroundTruth focuses on issues of social justice including human rights, freedom of expression, emerging democracies, the environment, religious affairs and global health. GroundTruth will award five film fellowships and fellows will join a talented and diverse editorial and production team to produce a set of compelling, character-driven documentary shorts.

The GroundTruth Project is a nonprofit media organization dedicated to supporting a new generation of international correspondents and to adding increased knowledge and understanding of critical global issues through our enterprise journalism.


• GroundTruth welcomes applications from early-career documentary filmmakers with demonstrated interest and unique talent for covering the environment and the human condition.

• Applications are open for cinematographers, producers/directors, editors, sound artists, VR producers and impact producers.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can apply on-line through the given link:

Award Amount:

• Winners of the film fellowships will join a talented and diverse editorial and production team to produce a set of powerful, character-driven documentary shorts.

• The fellowship comprises four to six weeks of field production and editing time, and GroundTruth will provide a stipend and cover all expenses for the filmmaking trips.

Application Deadline:

The final deadline to apply is Monday, August 15, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. EST, but applications will be reviewed and fellowships will be awarded on a rolling basis.

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Contact Information:

If you have questions about the application process or encounter issues with this application form, please contact

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