FELLOWSHIPS & MENTORSHIP
AGBO strives to provide opportunity to talented first-time filmmakers and seeks to increase representation of diverse creative voices. Since its formation, AGBO has granted fellowships that provide emerging filmmakers with the opportunity to fund their projects and to collaborate with AGBO artists and creatives.
AGBO/AFI CONSERVATORY DEVELOPMENT GRANT
Established in 2019, the program awards $25,000 to a recent AFI Conservatory graduate to develop at least one project, with year-long mentorship from AGBO.
SLAMDANCE RUSSO BROTHERS FELLOWSHIP
Established in 2018, the fellowship consists of a $25,000 prize for a deserving filmmaker selected by Slamdance Film Festival alumni Anthony & Joe Russo, and gives them the opportunity to have a mentorship with the filmmaking duo.
RUSSO BROTHERS ITALIAN AMERICAN FILM FORUM GRANT AWARDS
Established in 2017, the program annually awards multiple $8,000 grants to ambitious filmmakers around the country to create documentary, fiction or nonfiction narrative films that explore the Italian American experience for the benefit of future generations. Learn More