|2015 NYWIFT Fund for Women Filmmakers Applications Available!
New York Women in Film & Television is seeking submissions for the 2015 grants cycle! There are five different grants for which women filmmakers can apply and all applications are due on June 15th.The Loreen Arbus Disability Awareness Grant
Established by Loreen Arbus, the Loreen Arbus Disability Awareness Grant offers a film completion grant for $7,500 will be awarded to a woman filmmaker for a film on physical or developmental disability issues. Directors and producers are eligible to apply.
Films may be of any length or genre. The Grant will be awarded to help complete a work-in-progress. Films must have completed principle photography to be eligible. Finished films are not eligible. Filmmakers must be US-based. Click here to apply! In-Kind Post Production Grants
Our In-Kind Post Production Grants offers in-kind post-production services to documentary films directed and produced by New York area–based women filmmakers.
Grants for an online session and/or a sound mix will be awarded. Films may be up to one and a half hours long. The Grants will be awarded to help complete a work-in-progress. Films must have completed principle photography and be at a rough cut or fine cut stage to be eligible. Grants are made possible by Park Avenue Post and Bridge Multimedia. Click here to apply!
The Nancy Malone Marketing & Promotion
The Nancy Malone Marketing and Promotion (MAP) Grant will provide resources to help an emerging woman director get her film recognized and ready for distribution.
This grant will award $5,000 to a recently completed—or currently being completed—dramatic feature film directed by a woman. First or second-time, US-based feature filmmakers are eligible. Films co-directed by a woman and a man are not eligible. Click here to apply! The Ravenal Foundation Feature Film Grant
The NYWIFT Ravenal Foundation Grant will support a woman second-time feature film director who is over 40 years of age in the production of a dramatic feature film with $7500. Grant funds may be used for pre-production, production or post-production.Requirements
Grant-seekers must have previously directed a dramatic feature film or feature documentary that was released theatrically in the United States or included in a major film festival, or a feature-length television movie shown on a national TV platform. Women who have directed one dramatic feature (for theatrical or TV) or more than one feature documentary are eligible. Applicants must be US residents and the works must be primarily in English. Click here to apply!
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Last updated: Apr. 30, 2015