May 15, 2017

Start of the project; call for entries is announced

September 3, 2017

Deadline for entries: human rights defenders

September 3 - September 10, 2017

Selecting and inviting participants – human rights defenders for the 2017 FUTURE DOCS workshops in Vilnius and Warsaw

September 15, 2017

Deadline for entries: filmmakers

September 16–20, 2017

Selecting and inviting participants – filmmakers for the 2017 FUTURE DOCS workshop in Warsaw

October 14-15, 2017

Preparatory workshop for human rights defenders at Inconvenient Films Human Rights International Documentary Film Festival (Vilnius, Lithuania)

December 8-10, 2017

Workshop at 17th WATCH DOCS IFF in Warsaw

December 15-17, 2017

Presentation of the FUTURE DOCS project at WATCH DOCS Belarus in Minsk

January 1-30, 2018

Skype tutoring and further development of the film projects emerging from the FUTURE DOCS workshops

February 2018

Announcement of the FUTURE DOCS AWARD