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Submissions for US & Canada in Progress Wroclaw 2021 are now OPEN!

11th US+Canada in Progress Winners Announced

Submissions have opened for US & Canada in Progress. The co-production forum will take place in hybrid form from November 10-12th during the 12th American Film Festival in Wroclaw, Poland. Applications will be open until September 9th and can be submitted through our website. No entry fee is required.

US & Canada in Progress application form

In addition to US filmmakers, for the first time we are calling for Canadian filmmakers to apply with their works in progress! Selected American and Canadian projects in final production stages will be presented to top European buyers (sales agents, distributors, and festival programmers) and partnering Polish top post-production companies (including Fixafilm, Orka Studio, Soundflower, XANF) offering finishing in-kind services of the total value of $40,000. The Polish Film Institute will award one project with an award for post-production in Poland with a value of $10,000. For more information, see the conditions and regulations for US in Progress HERE

Some recent US in Progress alumni include: Jane Schoenbrun (We’re All Going to the World's Fair, Sundance 2021), Erin Vassilopoulos (Superior, Sundance 2021), Edson Jean (Ludi, SXSW 2021), David Gutnik (Materna, Tribeca 2020), and Jonathan Cuartas (My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To, Tribeca 2020). 

For additional US in Progress coverage, be sure to check out our YouTube channel with last year’s panels and discussions HERE.

US in Progress is the industry event of the American Film Festival in Wroclaw, Poland to be held in Wroclaw from November 9 till 14th. For the 8th consecutive year, the American Film Festival has been selected as one of the 50 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee by the Moviemaker Magazine. The submissions for narrative and documentary completed features for the festival will be open till July 30 HERE.

We look forward to seeing your projects!

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