Monday, April 24, 2017
INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY ASSOCIATION -- The International Documentary Association announced a newly formed advisory committee for the IDA Enterprise Documentary Fund comprised of 18 industry experts. Supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, IDA’s Enterprise Documentary Fund will provide grants totaling $1 million annually for four years to support the production and development of documentary films taking on in-depth explorations of contemporary stories through a journalistic lens. The advisory committee will provide expert guidance and input on the administration of the fund and its related programs. Jon Funabiki, professor of Journalism at San Francisco State University and executive director of Renaissance Journalism and Storytelling Center, is one of the committee members.