Skip to main content

// Proposal Form - The Next 150

Proposal Form - The Next 150

As part of our proposal submission process, we ask that you fill out the form below. This information will be collected and presented to the Next 150 jury members and will not be shared with any third parties. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at thenext150 AT cinemapolitica DOT org. Please note that you must also submit a timeline (in .doc or .pdf format) and you must download our budget template spreadsheet, fill it out, and re-upload it where indicated. Proposals that do not have all required fields completed and timeline and budget documents uploaded will not be considered. Deadline for proposal submissions is September 20, 2017 and decisions will be announced on November 27, 2017. Successful candidates will be notified by email.

Please download the budget template Excel here.

Please use no more than one page to provide the principle artist's biography as well as artist's website and social media accounts, including Facebook, Vimeo, Youtube, Instagram, Twitter, etc. Please upload this document as a Word or PDF file.

In under 750 words, provide a treatment of your proposed project. This should be a description of both story and aesthetic techniques, as well as any description you feel will help paint a picture for jury members to visualize and conceptualize your finished work. Please also include any proposed crew members' names and roles. Please upload this document as a Word or PDF file.

In 750 words or less please provide your Artist Statement. You may use this space to discuss how this project will contribute to the launch of the film genre "documentary futurism." Please upload this document as a Word or PDF file.

The Next 150 is meant to engage five core groups of artists: (i) Indigenous; (ii) People of Colour; (iii) Women and Queer Identifying; (iv) Disabled, and (v) Newly Arrived (Migrants and Refugees). Do you identify as belonging to any of these groups and/or a group traditionally oppressed or marginalized not included on this list?

Please upload the principle Artist's CV as Word or PDF file.

Please upload a one page .pdf or .doc file outlining the proposed timeline of this project, including pre-production, production and post-production elements.

Please download the budget template here (link above at top of page), fill in the fields, rename the file with your project's name in the title and upload here as an Excel document.


Join us on Facebook