Eleven projects are selected for the creative producing labs, which run from Jul 30-Aug 3. The Fellows represent five projects from the feature film programme and six from the documentary film programme and fund.
The Creative Producing Summit runs from Aug 3-5 and is an invitation-only event that connects 40 producers and directors including the producing Fellows with more than 30 industry professionals for one-on-one sessions, roundtables, panels, case studies and pitching sessions.
Summer Shelton has been announced as the Bingham Ray Fellow. She is a freelance producer born and raised in North Carolina who often works with Ramin Bahrani and served as the associate producer of his upcoming feature At Any Price starring Dennis Quaid and Zac Efron, Goodbye Solo an as co-producer of his short Plastic Bag. She is the co-producer of Scott Coffey’s upcoming feature Adult World and has worked as a production manager and coordinator on various independent films.
Feature Film Creative Producing Lab participants
Bright As Day
Mark Silverman honorees and producing fellows: Lucas Joaquin and Tory Lenosky
Producing fellow: Kelly Williams
Joy Of Living
Sheila C Johnson Producing Fellow: Ashley Maynor
Steve Bing producing fellow: Jordana Mollick
Untitled Amazon Project
Bingham Ray Producing Fellow: Summer Shelton
Documentary Film Creative Producing Lab participants
Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield
Producing Fellows: Anthony Arnove and Brenda Coughlin
Solarize This (working title)
Producing fellow: Shalini Kantayya
These Birds Walk
Producing fellows: Omar Mullick and Bassam Tariq
The New Black
Producing fellow: Yoruba Richen
Untitled Gay Retiree Project
Producing fellow: PJ Raval
Who Is Dayani Cristal?
Producing fellow: Lucas Ochoa