Apply By 1.8 2018. Grants available for emerging and experienced independent filmmakers (ages 18 and up) around the world to share their unique stories through narrative, documentary, experimental, and new media projects.
Proposed projects should address one of the following themes: social justice, women’s voices, youth voices, identity, cultural exchange, climate change.
Grants are available in the following amounts:
- Development: $250, $500, or $1000
- Production: $500, $1000, $2500, or $5000
- Post-production: $250, $500, $1000, or $2500
- Film Festival Applications: $100, $250, or $500
All applicants complete an online application and submit a variety of supporting materials including a video essay. Proposed projects should demonstrate a commitment to (1) cultural diversity, (2) cultural sustainability, and (3) empowerment. Completed films may be in any language.
FWB provides equal consideration for all qualified candidates. FWB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.