Organisers selected the finallists from more than 300 applications and the winners will be announced in early April.
Previous fund winners include Zachary Heinzerling’s Cutie And The Boxer, which won the Sundance directing award for documentary and Shaul Schwarz’s Narco Cultura, which also premiered in Park City in 2013.
The fund finallists are:
The Bad Kids – Keith Fulton and Lou Pepe, co-directors;
Forever Pure – Maya Zinshtein, director; Geoff Arbourne, producer;
Forty Panes – Laura Dunn, director;
Infanity – Ramona Diaz, director;
The Island And The Whales – Mike Day, director;
Learning To Forget – Kaspar Astrup Schröder, director; Katherine Sahlstrom, producer;
Liyana – Aaron Kopp and Amanda Kopp, co-directors;
The Oakland Police Project – Peter Nicks, director;
Selling Our Daughters – Dave Adams and Josie Swantek, co-directors; Susan MacLaury, producer;
Uncertain – Ewan McNichol and Anna Sandilands, co-directors; and[p