The Redford Center's $15,000 grant for Film on Environment
Call for applications has ended as of August 10, 2016 at 5:00 PM PDT.
2016 is the inaugural year of The Redford Center Grants program, which is being funded by the New York Community Trust. This inaugural grant cycle will support five early-stage, feature-length documenatry film projects focused on increasing environmental awareness and action. They are looking for character-driven stories that present meaningful and insightful perspective on frontline environmental issues—stories that leave audiences with a sense of hope.
Each filmmaking team chosen to participate in the program will receive the following support:
- A $15,000 development grant to produce a written film treatment and a short proof-of-concept film in a three-month timeframe.
- A GoPro Hero 4 Black camera to support their filmmaking.
- A travel and lodging grant to attend a story development summit at the Sundance Mountain Resort.
- Access to issue experts and industry leaders who will help filmmaking teams refine their project narratives and impact goals.
- Distribution of the proof-of-concept films as part of The Redford Center Grants’ Collection of Shorts.
- Consideration for Redford Center coproduction of the feature film.
- Consideration for a production grant to support the feature film.
Applications are being accepted online only, starting June 22, 2016, through 5:00 pm PST August 10, 2016.
International filmmakers are welcome to apply.
Before receiving a grant,international applicants must verify that they are filming entirely outside of the United States.
There is no entry fee for submissions.
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