Ford Studios® supports a diverse selection of filmmakers and/or teams and provide them with critical mentorship. Through personalized sessions with seasoned and award-winning Hollywood executives, participants will gain the tools to revise and refine their projects and navigate a changing entertainment industry landscape.

In addition to our Labs, Ford Studios® Artist Development programs encompass a wide range of initiatives that help filmmakers push their projects forward, including:

DOCUSERIES LAB

Docuseries Lab is a three-day remote workshop that will give filmmakers the tools and access needed to develop and pitch their nonfiction series to potential collaborators.

DOCUMENTARY LAB

Documentary Lab is an in-depth, three-day program designed to help filmmakers who are currently in post-production on their feature-length documentary films.

SPONSORSHIP

Sponsorship opens the door to nonprofit funding for independent filmmakers and media artists, allowing them to seek grants and solicit donations for their project.

MENTORSHIP

Mentorship is an innovative mentoring initiative that connects visual storytellers from around the world with leading U.S. entertainment professionals. Ford Studios® signature program helps filmmakers from communities underrepresented in entertainment hone skills, form partnerships and launch careers as successful working artists.