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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Film Festival Grants

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Film Festival Grants

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Film Festival Grants

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Film Festival Grant program has awarded just under $4 million to film festivals since 1999.

The Academy currently provides funding in three areas:
FilmWatch - typically range from $5,000 to $30,000.
FilmCraft - Grants typically range from $5,000 to $25,000.
Academy Film Scholars - Two $25,000 grants are awarded each year.

While the grants are awarded for a variety of programs, film festivals are encouraged to submit proposals that make festival events more accessible to the general public, provide greater access to minority and less visible filmmakers, and help strengthen the connection between the filmmaker and the public.

The program has awarded grants to major international film festivals such as Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Sundance and Telluride; festivals that focus on independent and alternative filmmaking such as Ann Arbor, Black Maria, Nashville and Woodstock; and festivals that support social and cultural diversity such as African Diaspora, Atlanta Jewish, Kidfilm, Outfest and San Diego Latino.

How to Apply: www.oscars.org/educational-programs/grants

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