Stories are at the heart of the Southern Documentary Fund.
SDF is a trusted partner for veteran, emerging, and first-time documentary producers across our region, helping them direct their lenses and microphones at powerful Southern stories and critical issues.
The SDF Artists Convening is a weekend of inspiring workshops, panels, and mentoring sessions, combined with a healthy dose of community building and peer networking.
4TH ANNUAL ARTISTS CONVENING
June 9 - 11, 2017
Panels and workshops will explore documentary best practices and new ideas, providing artists with opportunities for professional development and strengthening our Southern filmmaking community. Registration is now open to documentary makers, educators, and students, and individual tickets to special events are available to the public. The Artists Convening is supported by a generous FilmCraft Grant from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Reel South is a public television showcase for documentaries about the American South, a co-production of SDF,
UNC-TV, and SCETV.
Reel South: Season 3
New submission deadline, July 1st!
The American South – its history, people, culture, and landscape are infused with a sense of heritage like no place else in the country – or the world. Introducing Reel South, a new anthology series that highlights the masterful, provocative Southern tradition of storytelling, exploring the alluring and complicated region and its diverse voices and points of view. Keep an eye on this space for announcements about the Season 3 line-up and schedule.