US in Progress

U.S. in Progress deadline extended!

Playland, dir. Georden West

The deadline for submissions to the upcoming 2023 edition of U.S. in Progress has been extended! You now have until September 15 to submit your projects. Organizers are inviting American narrative feature projects in rough cut seeking finishing funds to apply for the programme. The industry event will take place from November 8-10 during the 14th American Film Festival in Wroclaw, Poland. 

U.S. in Progress pairs American projects in their final production stages with top Polish image and sound post-production companies offering awards of more than $50,000 worth of services. The Head of the Polish Film Institute, Radoslaw Śmigulski, will award another $25,000 to be spent on post-production in Poland as well. The program aims to ignite collaborations between U.S. producers and Poland, with the goal of encouraging co-productions and facilitating connections with post-production services. European buyers – sales agents, distributors and festival programmers will also be present as well. 

There is no entry fee, and films can be submitted by sending the following information in one email to usinprogress@nowehoryzonty.pl with the subject line: "USinP Submission – project title":

  1. Title (or working title)

  2. Synopsis (max 1000 words)

  3. Logline

  4. Production info:

    • Director (short bio)

    • Producer (short bio)

    • Production Company

    • Production Countries (if other than U.S.)

    • Talent

    • Production Budget

    • Secured Financing (%)

    • Project Status

  5. Screener link (only Features in post-production phase, minimum 20 minutes of footage!)

  6. Contact of a representative submitting: name, e-mail address and phone number.

For this edition, we are looking for narrative projects:

  • produced in the U.S.

  • to reach at least 60 minutes of running time by November

  • minimum 20 minutes of footage needs to be provided with the submission

  • no sales agent attached by November 10th. 

The final deadline is September 15 (Friday, noon EST).

We look forward to seeing your projects!

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