How to Apply

Nest Knight Fellowship

For first- and second-time filmmakers based in Philadelphia, PA

We are currently accepting application for this open call. The application deadline for the 2019 Nest Knight Fellowship is Friday, February 22, 2019, at 3:00 PM ET. Apply now.

(Egg)celerator Lab

For first- and second-time filmmakers

Applications for the 2019 (Egg)celerator Lab (formerly Accelerator Lab) are now closed.

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  • To learn more about the (Egg)celerator Lab and guidelines for applying, please go to the programs webpage.
  • To help you prepare for next year’s application process, you can download application questions for the 2019 (Egg)celerator Lab.
  • Chicken & Egg Pictures uses the IDA Documentary Core Application. Learn more.

Chicken & Egg Award

For experienced documentary directors in the US

Unsolicited applications to the Chicken & Egg Award are not accepted. Filmmakers are invited to apply through a nomination process. Every year, Chicken & Egg Pictures invites a group of experts in the field from all around the country to nominate potential candidates for this Award.

To learn more about the Chicken & Egg Award, please go to the programs webpage.