IFP top brass announced on Wednesday (23) their 2014 slate of 133 films in development and works-in-progress selected for Project Forum at Independent Film Week.

Film-makers will include documentarians Tony Gerber (Full Battle Rattle), Pamela Yates (Granito: How To Nail A Dictator) and Penny Lane (Our Nixon) as well as Michelangelo Frammartino (Quattro Volte) and Alexis Dos Santos (Unmade Beds).

For the first time, IFP will include web series as well as a spotlight on Latin & Central American artists and content.

IFP and Durga Entertainment have partnered on an inaugural $20,000 film-maker grant for an alumnus of IFP. The grant is intended for working film-makers who are also balancing a filmmaking career with parenting.

Click here for the full 2014 Project Forum slate.

  • The San Francisco Film Society has launched a suite of film-maker support services. The SFFS Producers Initiative will support independent producers currently working on narrative feature projects, through a combination of financial support, programmes, mentorship, industry connections and access to a growing network of fellow filmmakers.