Initials S.G. by Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia

Submissions: US in Progress Wrocław and Paris edition

The 10th American Film Festival has a new date. Movie submissions are open TOP TEN American Indie Filmmakers of the decade

US in Progress Wrocław submissions for US-produced narrative features open April 23 while Paris edition extends deadline to April 21.

Running yearly since 2011, US in Progress is a unique bi-annual film industry event connecting European buyers and American independent filmmakers. Two market-type events take place:

Deadline to send your feature narrative in progress to US in Progress Paris has been extended to April 21. For regulations and details go to Selected roject holders will receive travel grants to come to Paris to take part in intensive industry networking event and compete for a 5000 Euro cash award.

For the fall edition of US in Progress in Wrocław you will be able to submit your project starting April 23 through an easy online form at

There is no submission fee.

US in Progress Wrocław is a 3-day program fostering co-production in Europe and introducing American filmmakers to Polish (and European) markets. US in Progress provides networking and consulting from potential partners (distributors, international sales agents, festival programmers). Participants have the opportunity to obtain post-production services offered as awards by top studios in Poland.  

Organizers of US in Progress Paris and Wrocław proudly announce Best Score NewFilmmakers LA award for Maciej Zielinski for the soundtrack for Alaska is a Drag by Shaz Bennett, US in Progress 2015 participant. Thank you, Maciek and our other generous and faithful partners.

We also congratulate alumni of the program whose finished works premiered at festivals in 2019:

Pahokee directed by Patrick Bresnan and Ivette Lucas (USinP Paris) – at Sundance and SXSW;
Jessica Oreck’s One Man Dies a Million Times (USinP Wrocław; finished with help of  in Warsaw) – at SXSW.

The following films are premiering at TriBeCa Film Festival:

Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia’s Initials S.G. (USinP Wrocław; with music composed by Maciej Zielinski);

Jennifer Reeder’s Knives and Skin (American premiere, after Berlinale) (USinP Wrocław; color corrected by ColorOffOn and with VFX provided by Orka Studio in Warsaw)

Plagiarists, directed by Peter Parlow (USinP Paris);

The Short History of the Long Road by Ani Simon-Kennedy (USinP Paris);

Once Upon a River by Haroula Rose, with VXFs delivered by Fixafilm will premiere at Geena Davis’ Bentonville Festival this incoming May.


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