Women In Film Film Finishing Fund | Short, Long, Animated, Documentary

Women In Film Film Finishing Fund

Short, Long, Documentary, Animated

Women In Film Film Finishing Fund

The Women In Film Foundation's Film Finishing Fund (WIFF FFF), established in 1985, offers grants up to $15,000 and in-kind services to films by, for or related to women. To date, the WIFF has awarded more than $2 million in cash and in-kind services to 170 innovative films.

The Women In Film Finishing Fund gives grants to filmmakers working in both short and long formats, in all genres - narrative, documentary, animated and experimental. To apply for the Finishing Fund, the filmmaker must have completed 90% of principal photography and have a rough cut at the time of application (rough cuts must be uploaded at time of submission). You do not have to be a Women In Film member to apply and international submissions are welcome. Please note that student films and television/web pilots are not eligible to receive Finishing Funds for their projects.

2019 DEADLINES:

  • Early Bird deadline is May 31
  • Regular deadline is June 23
  • Late deadline is July 14

Stella Artois is proud to continue their support of female filmmakers with $100,000 in grant money for the Women In Film Finishing Fund. Stella Artois will provide four $25,000 grants for fiction and documentary films that inspire social change, with particular consideration given to films with a water social action theme. There is also a general fund with grants ranging from $1,000-$20,000. The amount of films we select ranges from year to year depending on the submission pool we receive.

Conditions: To apply for the grant a filmmaker must have completed principal photography and a rough cut at the time of application. For specific application requirements, please follow the link and refer to the application. The program funds filmmakers working in both short and long formats in all genres: narrative, documentary, educational, animated and experimental. The filmmaker need not be a woman and can be located anywhere in the world. However, student projects are not eligible to receive Film Finishing Funds.

Submitted by Jahnabi Das, Durgapur, West Bengal, India)

More Info: https://womeninfilm.org/wif-film-finishing-fund

foundation@wif.org or phone 323-935-2211.

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