Posted Monday 24 Mar 2014
WIFT NZ members have been successful in applying for this grant in the past, so dust up your application skills and get the paperwork in.
The 2013 grant winners include Pelin Uzay, producer of The Bravest, the Boldest, nominated for the Short Film Grand Jury Prize At Sundance 2014
Applications are now being accepted for the Women In Film Foundation's 2014 Film Finishing Fund grants. The application period runs until June 6, 2014. Winners will be announced in October 2014.
Women In Film will give up to US$15,000 in cash, in-kind and consultation grants for the selected entries.
The Film Finishing Fund is run by Committee Co-Chairs Betsy Pollock and Nancy Rae Stone, and was started 29 years ago. Since its inception, the Film Finishing Fund has awarded more than US$2 million worth of grants to over 170 films from all over the world. The Film Finishing Fund has an impressive track record selecting films for completion that went on to win major awards, distribution and network deals, including:
To qualify for entry, submitted projects must be by, for or about women. Filmmakers must have completed at least 90% of principal photography, and have a rough cut at the time of application.
The program funds both short and long formats in all genres: narrative, documentary, educational, animated and experimental. Entrants do not have to be Women In Film members to apply for a grant, and WIF encourages international applications.
Detailed criteria for each category and a download of the application can be obtained at www.wif.org.