Grants

2017 Scholarship Grant Program for Members

New Mexico Women in Film is pleased to announce that applications have opened for the 2017 NMWIF Scholarship Grant Program. NMWIF will provide a scholarship grant to members to support their professional and career development for the purpose of positively impacting their skills in front of and behind the camera. NMWIF’s goal is to encourage diversity and promote opportunities for members.

Scholarship and Grant Program Fund for 2017 is projected to be $6500. Applicants may apply for funding in varied amounts, from $200 to$2000. Checks will be issued and awarded September 17, 2017 at NMWIF event.

Deadline: August 27, 2017 Sunday midnight. Earlier submissions appreciated.

For more information and to apply, CLICK HERE.

 

George R. R. Martin Screenwriting Grant

This $5000 grant is made possible by a generous donation to the New Mexico Film Foundation by renowned author George R. R. Martin, known for the HBO Series “Game of Thrones” and owner of the Jean Cocteau Theater in Santa Fe. To enter, you must be a New Mexico resident, 18 years old and NOT a member of the Writer’s Guild of America.

Scripts must be for a feature length film or original Television Pilot, in the Science Fiction or Fantasy genres.  The application process will include a 5 page treatment and a 5 page sample script.

Deadline: August 31st, 2017
http://www.nmfilmfoundation.org/grants/grrm-grant/

 

Roy W. Dean Film Grant

Applications are now being accepted for the fall Roy W. Dean Film Grant.   Winner receives $3,000 cash, $30,000 in film services to shoot and finish their project, including a film score!  Grant seeks films that are unique and contribute to society.  Projects can be documentaries, short films, features, or web series.

Unique to this grant is each applicant for the grant receives a consultation on their project a member of From The Heart Productions which sponsors the grant.

You can apply for the grant at http://fromtheheartproductions.com/grant-application-form/.  

For more information, please email info@fromtheheartproductions.com or call 805-984-0098

Deadline: September 30th, 2017.

 

Catapult Film Fund

Catapult Film Fund provides development funding to documentary filmmakers who have a compelling story to tell, have secured access to their story and are ready to shoot and edit a piece for production fundraising purposes. Our mission is to enable filmmakers to develop their film projects to the next level at a moment where funding is hard to find. We support powerful stories, and moving storytelling, across a broad spectrum of issues and perspectives.

Deadline: Rolling
http://catapultfilmfund.org/

 

American Documentary Film Fund

The American Documentary Film Fund is an adjunct event related to the American Documentary Film Festival. The Film Fund submitters are not in any way required to submit a film to the festival- this is a separate event within the confines of the festival. We encourage first-time and established filmmakers to submit to the Film Fund competition where upwards of $50,000 may be distributed each year to winning project(s). The Fund's participants are able to compete for financing for new projects as well as works in progress.

Deadline: Rolling
https://www.americandocumentaryfilmfestival.com/amdocs-film-fund

 

Sundance Documentary Film Program

The Sundance Documentary Film Program supports non-fiction filmmakers worldwide in the production of cinematic documentaries on contemporary themes. Established in 2002 with founding support from Open Society Foundations, the Program is a vibrant global resource for independent non-fiction storytelling. The Sundance Documentary Film Program offers funding in development (up to $20,000), production/post-production (up to $40,000), audience engagement (up to $20,000), and additional opportunities (by nomination).

Deadline: Year-round
http://www.sundance.org/programs/documentary-film

 

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Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographers

The Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographers offers approximately $10,000 worth of gear and accessories loaned on a rolling basis to any narrative short, music video, or feature film project to be shot by a female cinematographer. Recipients of the grant receive a loaned camera package for up to 21 production days.

Deadline: Rolling
http://www.digitalbolex.com/grant/