Film/Video Funding News - November 2013 - from Women in the Arts & Media Coalition and WomenArts

Women in the Arts & Media Coalition
and WomenArts

Film/Video Funding News –
November 2013

Film Festivals/Calls For Entry
Ongoing Festivals/Calls for Entry
Funding Opportunities
Other Resources
Film Festivals/Calls for Entry 
Cine Las Americas International Film Festival
 (April 22-27, 2014, Austin, TX) – Showcases contemporary films from North, Central, South America, the Caribbean and the Iberian Peninsula. Works made by or about Latinos and/or indigenous groups of the Americas are eligible to participate. Seeking entries in the following categories: First or Second Dramatic Feature, Documentary Feature, Dramatic Short, Documentary Short, Panorama (Non-Competitive Section), and Emergencia (Youth Film Competition; open to filmmakers age 19 and under). FEE: $0-$75. Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, PO Box 1626, Austin, TX 78767, T: (512) 535-0765, FAX: (512) 535-6268, entries@cinelasamericas.org, http://www.cinelasamericas.org. Deadline: December 13, 2013 (regular), January 17, 2014 (late), January 31, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)

**Women and Minorities in Media Festival (WAMM)** (April 3-5, 2014, Towson, MD) – All works need to either be created with a woman and/or minority in a key creative role (video: writer, producer, or director, audio: producer, engineer, or mixer) or the subject matter needs to be of interest to women and/or minorities.  Seeking films in the following categories: Narrative Short (20 minutes or less), Documentary Short (20 minutes or less), Animation Short (20 minutes or less), Experimental Short (20 minutes or less) or Audio (10 minutes or less), Audio Narrative (Audio-Only, 15 minutes or less), Audio Documentary (Audio-Only, 15 minutes or less), Music Production (Audio-Only, 10 minutes or less), Music Video (10 minutes or less). FEE: $10-$60.  Women and Minorities in Media Festival, 8000 York Road, MC103, Towson, MD 21252, info@wammtu.com, http://wammtu.com. Deadline: November 30, 2013 (regular), December 8, 2013 (late), December 15, 2013 (extended, via withoutabox.com)

San Diego Latino Film Festival (March 13-23, 2014, San Diego, CA) – Seeking innovative works by, about, or for the Latino community that have been produced between 2012-2014. Seeking entries in the following categories: Narrative Feature (40 minutes or longer), Documentary Feature (40 minutes or longer), Documentary Short (under 40 minutes), Narrative Short (under 40 minutes), Local Work (features, shorts, and documentaries produced or directed by a current resident of San Diego/Tijuana Border Region), Youth Work (film and video works shot, directed, and produced by youth under 18 years of age), Animated Feature (40 minutes or longer), and Animated Short (under 40 minutes). FEE: $15-$60. San Diego Latino Film Festival, c/o Media Arts Center San Diego, 2921 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, CA 92104, T: (619) 230-1938, FAX: (619) 230-1937, info@mediaartscenter.org, http://www.sdlatinofilm.com/. Deadline: October 11, 2013 (regular), November 8, 2013 (late)

Indie Boots Film Festival (TBA Spring 2014, Chicago, IL) – Seeking short film (20 minutes maximum) submissions for the annual spring festival, which includes an audience award and filmmaker Q&A.  DVD and online submissions accepted.  All genres are welcome, especially ones with featured underrepresented characters (women, people of color, LGBTQ characters, etc.). NO FEE. For DVD submissions: mudgeonsoul productions, P.O. Box 577948 Chicago, IL 60657, info@indieboots.org, www.indieboots.org/submissions.html. Deadline: October 15, 2013 (early), January 15, 2014 (regular), February 14, 2014 (late)

Seattle True Independent Film Festival (May 2-10, 2014, Seattle, WA) – Seeking diverse new voices in independent film from the Northwest and the rest of the world in the following categories: Short, Feature, Student Short (director must be enrolled at time of submission in a film school, college film program or high school; 16 minutes or under), Indepenetration (subjects that most people would find offensive), Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Experimental, Web Series Episode. FEE: $20-$60. Seattle True Independent Film Festival, 2311 N. 45th St., #194, Seattle, WA 98103, T: (206) 650-7470, contact@trueindependent.org, www.trueindependent.org. Deadline: November 1, 2013 (regular), December 1, 2013 (late), January 3, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)

**Women’s International Film & Arts Festival** (March 5-9, 2014, Fort Lauderdale, FL) – Seeking films that were either produced, directed, written, or edited by women.  Seeking films in the following categories: Narrative Feature (50+ minutes), Narrative Short (49 minutes or less), Documentary Feature (50+ minutes), Documentary Short(49 minutes or less), Reel girls, Real women (student film about girls issues), Family films (suitable for all ages), Music Video (between 3-5 minutes, with a “G” or “PG” rating).  FEE: $20-$80.  Women’s International Film & Arts Festival, P.O. Box 120666 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312, info@womensfilmfest.com, www.womensfilmfest.com. Deadline: October 31, 2013 (late), November 15, 2013 (extended, via withoutabox.com)

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (April 3-6, 2014, Durham, NC) – Intimate festival atmosphere that aims to foster community and conversation between filmmakers, film professionals and the public. Seeking Feature (41-180 minutes) and Short (1-40 minutes) Documentaries on any topic. FEE: $40-$60. Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, 324 Blackwell St., Ste. 500, Washington Building, Bay 5, Durham, NC 27701, T: (919) 687-4100, FAX: (919) 687-4200, info@fullframefest.org, http://www.fullframefest.org. Deadline: October 15, 2013 (regular), December 6, 2013 (late)

New York Indian Film Festival (May 5-10, 2014, New York, NY) -  Celebrating alternative, independent cinema from the global South Asian community. Seeking works by veteran as well as emerging South Asian filmmakers in the following categories: Feature (over 40 minutes), Short (under 40 minutes), Documentary (over 40 minutes), and Short Documentary (under 40 minutes). FEE: $20-$75. Indo-American Arts Council, 517 East 87th St., Ste. 1B, New York, NY 10128, T: (212) 594-3685, nyindianfilmfest@gmail.com, http://www.iaac.us. Deadline: December 1, 2013 (regular), February 1, 2014 (late)

**San Francisco International Women’s Film Festival** (March 29, 2014, San Francisco, CA) – Seeking short films (20 minutes maximum) in the following categories: Narrative, Documentary, Animation, Hybrid, Experimental, Music Video. FEE: $30-$70.  San Francisco International Women’s Film Festival, 2721 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705, sfwomensfilmfestival@gmail.com, www.sfiwff.com. Deadline: October 15, 2013 (regular), December 15, 2013 (late), January 31, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)

Crossroads Film Festival (April 3-6, 2014, Jackson, MS) - Seeking films in the following categories: Feature Narrative (45 minutes minimum), Short Narrative (45 minutes maximum), Student (film by an Undergraduate or Graduate Student 18+, any runtime), Feature Documentary (45 minutes minimum), Experimental (any runtime), Youth (must be under the age of 18 on date of submission, any runtime), Short Documentary (45 minutes maximum), Animation (any runtime), Mississippi Music Video (maximum 9 minutes). FEE: $0-$65. Crossroads Film Festival, P.O. Box 22604 Jackson, MS 39225, T: (601) 345-5674, F: (769) 233-8893, info@crossroadsfilmfestival.com, www.crossroadsfilmfestival.com/. Deadline: October 31, 2013 (regular), November 13, 2013 (late), November 30, 2013 (extended, via withoutabox.com)

San Francisco International Film Festival (April 25-May 9, 2013 San Francisco, CA) – Sharing the best of global filmmaking with audiences eager for visions from outside the multiplex. Seeking entries in the following categories: Narrative Feature (50 minutes or longer), Documentary Feature (50 minutes or longer), New Vision Feature (experimental film and video in which personal expression and aesthetic exploration are the primary concerns), Animated Feature (50 minutes or longer), Animated Short (under 50 minutes), Documentary Short (under 50 minutes), Narrative Short (under 50 minutes), New Vision Short (under 50 minutes; experimental film and video in which personal expression and aesthetic exploration are the primary concerns), Youth Works (produced by filmmakers age 18 and younger; include a photo ID indicating proof of age at time of production; under 50 minutes), Family Films (under 50 minutes; suitable for ages 7 and up), Television Documentary Long Form (over 50 minutes; financed and produced for broadcast; premiere telecast must have been on or after January 1, 2013), Television Documentary Short Form (under 50 minutes; financed and produced for broadcast; premiere telecast must have been on or after January 1, 2013), Television Narrative Long Form (over 50 minutes; financed and produced for broadcast; premiere telecast must have been on or after January 1, 2011), and Television Narrative Short Form (under 50 minutes; financed and produced for broadcast; premiere telecast must have been on or after January 1, 2013). FEE: $0-$225. San Francisco International Film Festival, San Francisco Film Society, 39 Mesa St., Ste. 110, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA 94129, T: (415) 561-5014, FAX: (415) 440-1760, gga@sffs.org, http://www.sffs.org. Deadline: October 7, 2013 (early), November 4, 2013 (regular), December 2, 2013 (late for shorts), December 9, 2013 (late for features)

Flashpoint (Washington, DC) – Two open calls for performing artists, visual artists (including filmmakers), directors, playwrights, curators, theatre companies, and “those that work creatively, but eschew such limiting labels.”
Source Festival (June/July, 2014, Washington, DC) – Three-week performing arts festival. Seeking theatre artists interested in directing original plays, artists of all stripes (including filmmakers and playwrights) to create an original artistic blind date, and submissions of 10-minute play scripts. Play submissions are open to applicants living anywhere in the U.S. or abroad; all other applicants must be based in the DC metro area. See website for complete guidelines and application instructions. NO FEE. http://www.sourcefestival.org/opportunities.html. Receipt Deadline: November 5, 2013 @5pm
Mead Theatre Lab (2014/2015 Season, Washington DC) – Intensive program for performing artists and independent theatre companies, musicians, dancers, choreographers, and filmmakers, as well as producers and arts organizations presenting performing arts in any genres, with an emphasis on work that explores provocative new ideas. They are especially interested in productions that offer new perspectives and presenting techniques. Over the course of the season the program provides fifteen weeks of theatre space, production management support, and mentoring. Apply through website. FEE: $30. Mead Theatre Lab, Jenny McConnell Frederick, Producer, T: (202) 315-1306, FAX: (202) 315-1303, http://www.culturaldc.org/performing-arts/mead-theatre-lab-program/. Receipt Deadline: December 2, 2013
Flashpoint, 916 G St. NW, Washington, DC 20001, jenny@culturaldc.org, http://www.flashpointdc.org/about/flashpoint.html.

**Post Alley Film Festival** (February 8, 2014, Seattle, WA) – Celebrating the female voice in film by showcasing female-centric and eccentric short films by both women and men. Open to established and emerging filmmakers, seeking Short Films (3-20 minutes) in any style or genre that are thought-provoking, challenging, entertaining, intriguing, wacky, and bold. See website for complete guidelines and application instructions. FEE: $10-$25. Women In Film Seattle, Post Alley Film Festival, Virginia Bogert, Curator, 1506 35th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122, T: (206) 324-9861, Virginia@laughingdogpictures.com,www.postalleyfilmfestival.com. Deadline: October 21, 2013 (regular), November 9, 2012 (late), December 1, 2013 (Absolute end)

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (May 1-11, 2014, Los Angeles, CA) – Celebrating the achievements of Asian Pacific American and Asian international cinema artists. Seeking works produced by and/or about Asian Pacifics with themes involving, but not limited to, Asian Pacific American and/or Asian Pacific diasporic culture, history and experiences in the following categories: Narrative Feature Film (50 minutes or longer), Documentary Feature Film (50 minutes or longer), Narrative Feature Video (50 minutes or longer), Documentary Feature Video (50 minutes or longer), Narrative Short Film (40 minutes or shorter), Documentary Short Film (40 minutes or shorter), Digial and Transmedia Projects, and Youth Media (filmmakers age 20 and under).FEE: $20-$45. Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, 120 Judge John Aiso St., Basement Level, Los Angeles, CA 90012, T: (213) 680-4462 x68, FAX: (213) 687-4848, info@vconline.org, http://asianfilmfestla.org/2014. Deadline: October 18, 2013 (early), November 26, 2013 (final), January 2, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)

**World of Women Film Festival** (March 4-14, 2014, Sydney, Australia) – Predominantly a short film festival that awards the talents of women directors, producers, screenwriters, editors, cinematographers, and other roles in the Australian and international film industry. Seeking Short Fiction, Documentary, Animation, Multi-Platform Media, and Student Films (under 55 minutes) with women in key creative roles.  FEE: $25-$60 AUD. World of Women Film Festival, PO Box 12, Potts Point, Sydney NSW 1335, Australia, +61 0410 840 259, wowfilmfestival@wiftnsw.org.au, www.wift.org/wow. Deadline: October 4, 2013 (regular), October 31, 2013 (late), November 8, 2013 (extended, via withoutabox.com)

**WAMM (Women and Minorities in Media Festival)** (April 3-5, 2014, Towson, MD) – Seeking works created with a woman and/or minority in a key creative role (writer, producer, or director), or the subject matter needs to be about women and/or minorities. Seeking Short (20 minutes or under) films and videos in the following categories: Narrative, Documentary, Animation, Experimental, Audio Narrative, Audio Documentary (maximum 15 minutes), Music Production (maximum 10 minutes), and Music Video (maximum 10 minutes). FEE: $10-$60. WAMM, 8000 York Rd., MC 103, Towson University, Towson, MD 21252, T: (410) 704-4544,info@wammtu.com, http://wammtu.com. Deadline: October 31, 2013 (early), November 30, 2013 (regular), December 8, 2013 (late), December 15, 2013 (extended, via withoutabox.com)

Seattle International Film Festival (May 16-June 9, 2013, Seattle, WA) – Bringing people together to discover extraordinary films from around the world at the largest film festival in the U.S. Seeking entries in the following categories: Feature (31 minutes or longer), Short (30 minutes or shorter), Documentary Feature (31 minutes or longer), Documentary Short (under 30 minutes), FutureWave (made by youth age 18 or younger at time of submission; under 10 minutes; submit proof of age with submission). FEE: $15-$115. Seattle International Film Festival, 305 Harrison St., Seattle, WA 98109, T: (206) 464-5830, FAX: (206) 264-7919,info@siff.net, http://www.siff.net. Deadline: November 2, 2012 (early), December 7, 2012 (regular), January 7, 2013 (late), February 1, 2013 (extended, via withoutabox.com)

American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at Cannes (May 14-25, 2014, Cannes, France) – Supports upcoming filmmakers by showcasing their films at the American Pavilion during the Cannes Film Festival while providing an opportunity for filmmakers to connect with the Cannes Film Festival, Marketplace attendees and to a global audience. Seeking entries by emerging and student filmmakers (current undergraduate and graduate school students and emerging filmmakers up to three years post graduation) in the following categories: Short Film, Short Student Film, Short Documentary, and Short Student Documentary. FEE: $35-$85. American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at Cannes, 9336 W. Washington Blvd., Building C, Ste. 106, Culver City, CA 90232, T: (310) 202-3370, showcase@ampav.com, http://www.ampav.com/index.php/student-programs/cannes-emerging-filmmaker-showcase/Deadline: December 6, 2013 (early), February 7, 2014 (regular), February 21, 2014 (late), March 3, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)

Workers Unite Film Festival (May 9-17, 2014, New York, NY) – Celebrating Global Labor Solidarity. Seeking films that highlight the struggles, successes, and daily lives of workers in their efforts to unite and organize for better living conditions and social justice. Seeking entries in the following categories: Feature Narrative, Narrative Short (under 50 minutes), Documentary Feature (over 60 minutes), Documentary Short (under 50 minutes), Films from the Front Lines (3-30 minutes; dealing with current labor struggles either in the U.S. or globally), and Working Lives Screenplay Competition. FEE: $20-$65. Workers Unite Film Festival, PO Box 1525, Radio City Station, New York, NY 10101-1525, T: (646) 455-2225, FAX: (646) 328-4559, info@workersunitefilmfestival.org, http://www.workersunitefilmfestival.org/. Deadline: November 20, 2013 (early), February 10, 2014 (regular), March 5, 2014 (late), March 25, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)

Boston LGBT Film Festival (April 3-12, 2014, Cambridge, MA) – The largest, longest running LGBT media event in New England seeks films about topics of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community in the following categories: Documentary Feature, Narrative Feature, Narrative Short, Documentary Short, and Experimental. FEE: $0-$35. Boston LGBT Film Festival, 955 Massachusetts Ave. #361, Cambridge, MA 02139, T: (617) 233-1190,bostonlgbtprogramming@gmail.com, http://www.bostonlgbtfilmfest.org. Deadline: December 1, 2013 (early), January 2, 2014 (regular), February 1, 2014 (late), February 15, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)

**Through Women’s Eyes** (April 5-6 2014, Great Falls, VA) – International festival featuring women directors, with a focus on international women’s issues, stories and lives. Seeking films directed by women in the following categories: Documentary, Feature, and Short. FEE: $40-$75. Through Women’s Eyes, 241 Bliss Lane, Great Falls, VA 22066, T: (703) 402-1428, tobrack@aol.com, http://www.throughwomenseyes.com, Deadline: December 7, 2013 (early), December 29, 2013 (regular), January 5, 2014 (late), January 10, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)

Ongoing Festivals/Calls For Entry 

The DIY Film Festival  (Year-round screenings, Los Angeles, CA, and touring) – Seeks to honor independent filmmakers and self-produced films that demonstrate that great art can be created without large expenditures. Seeking entries in the following categories: Dramatic Feature, Documentary Feature, Comedic Feature, Animation, Dramatic Short, Documentary Short, Comedic Short, and Student (any genre or length as long as it was produced under the auspices of an educational institution).  Feature lengths being minimum of 30 minutes, and short lengths being a maximum of 30 minutes.  FEE: $15-$50. The DIY Film Festival, 7095 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 864, Hollywood, CA 90028-0893, T: (323) 665-8080, FAX: (323) 372-3883,martinifilm@yahoo.com, http://diyfilmfest.com.

Cinemonde (New York, NY) – Private film series with screenings of American and international films throughout the year (approximately 6 to 9 events over every 12-month period) followed by a discussion with the films’ creative teams, along with a gourmet reception for guests and filmmakers. Seeking compelling, thought-provoking works from around the world with universal themes, that are able to entertain, enlighten, transport, and inspire audiences in the following categories: International Feature, American Independent Feature, Documentary, and Short (maximum 20 minutes). FEE: $20-$40. Cinemonde, 49 West 27th St., Ste. 801, New York, NY 10001, T: (212) 343-1910, FAX: (212) 965-1338,cinemonde@mistralartistmanagement.com, http://www.mistralartistmanagement.com.

**Opportunities in red are for women only.

Funding Opportunities

National Black Programming Consortium Digital Open Call – Awards up to $20,000 for interactive projects and web series concepts about the black experience globally. Content priorities include characters, stories, and locales that depict black life and experience in rare or overlooked contexts. Project concepts that utilize new distribution models to explore maximum engagement and provide a public platform for valuable networks of civic and cultural discourse will be considered most highly. See website for complete guidelines and application instructions. National Black Programming Consortium, c/o Programs Associate, 68 East 131stSt., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10037, http://blackpublicmedia.org/for-producers/. Deadline: December 1, 2013

Cinestory Fellowship and Awards – Seeking up-and-coming screenwriters for developmental mentorship program. Prizes include cash award, free tuition, room and board at the Cinestory Writers Retreat, 12-month fellowship with 2 Hollywood professionals, and other prizes for first place; cash, mentorship, and other prizes for second and third place. Submit original feature-length screenplay (85-130 pages) in any genre. Your name and contact information must not appear on the title page or in the file. See website for complete guidelines and application instructions. FEE: $35-$80. Cinestory, PO Box 661962, Los Angeles, CA 90066, T: (323) 900-0502, info@cinestory.org, www.cinestory.org. Deadline: December 15, 2013 (early), January 15, 2014 (regular), February 15, 2014 (late), March 5, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)


NOTE: Visit WomenArts' Residencies With Ongoing Deadlines page for more opportunities.
ARTErra Residencias (Tondela, Portugal) – Residency that encourages cross-disciplinary artistic creation in a small rural village in Portugal. Artists may stay from 3 days to 6 months; average stay is 6-8 weeks. Artist responsible for travel, residency fee (budgeted on a case by case basis according to the artist’s needs), and meals (residency provides some fruit, vegetables, eggs and jam from the property; artists have access to fully equipped kitchen); residency provides room, work space, and some materials and tools according to the artists’ needs. NO FEE. ARTErra Residencias, R. Nossa Senhora do Crasto, nº380 Lobão da Bei, Tondela, Portugal 3460-207, arterra.geral@gmail.com, www.arterra.weebly.com. Deadline: Ongoing
San Francisco Film Society FilmHouse Residencies at Pier 27 (San Francisco, CA) – 6-month residencies designed to bring together under one roof an eclectic mix of San Francisco filmmakers in various stages of production for mutual encouragement and support. Applicants must be SFFS members at the Filmmaker Pro level or above; be at least 18 years old; be actively engaged in a film, video, television or other moving-image project in any genre and in any stage of production—from screenwriting to strategizing the project’s exhibition, distribution and outreach plan. The filmmaker or project must have a significant connection to San Francisco; either the filmmaker is a San Francisco resident, or the project is shooting in San Francisco or involves San Francisco in a meaningful way at one or more stages of production. Projects must be noncommercial and represent an imaginative contribution to the moving image art form. Priority will be given to projects that demonstrate viable financial support and promise a high likelihood of being brought to completion. Priority will also be given to San Francisco residents. Only one SFFS FilmHouse residency per project; not open to full-time students. FEE: $45. FilmHouse Residencies, San Francisco Film Society, 39 Mesa St., Ste. 110, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA 94129, Contact: Jessica Anthony, Filmhouse Coordinator, T: (415) 561-5033, janthony@sffs.org,
ArtFunkl Aspirus 08 Residency for Writers or Digital Media Artists (January-February, 2014, Manchester, UK) – Aims to provide a quiet, self-contained place for writers or digital media artists to facilitate a period of concentrated production. Artists will be able to be part of the small community of ArtFunkl if desired, but also may remain solitary if they wish. Residency provides housing and studio space, as well as a digital projector if needed. Resident will have the opportunity to launch a piece of work or give a reading at an open studio event and to host events at the venue if they wish. Artist responsibility for studio/room fee (£109/week). NOTE: E-mail submissions only. See website for complete guidelines and application forms. NO FEE. ArtFunkl, info@artfunkl.com, http://www.artfunkl.com/2013/10/30/call-for-entries-aspirus-08-09-11/. Receipt Deadline: November 5, 2013 6pm (UK time)
Creative Arts Residencies at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center (August-November, 2014, Bellagio, Italy) – 4-week residencies between August and November, 2012. Open to composers, novelists, playwrights, poets, video/filmmakers and visual artists from around the globe, with the goal of bringing together people of diverse expertise and cultures in a thought-provoking creative environment. Spouses/life partners may accompany the resident, or may apply for a concurrent residency. The Center also offers collaborative residencies for two to four persons working on the same project. Residents will engage with each other over meals and informal presentations, and interact with the participants of international conferences hosted at the Center. Applicants must demonstrate a history of significant achievement in their discipline. Individuals from developing countries and young artists with significant accomplishments — exhibitions, publications, performances — are particularly encouraged to apply. Residency provides housing and studio/work space. Residents are responsible for travel, food, and materials. NOTE: Application must be completed online in English. Applicants from developing countries who have trouble accessing online forms may contact the office by phone or e-mail to discuss alternative ways to submit application. Hard copies of work samples should be sent to the program administrators in New York. NO FEE. Residency address: Bellagio Center, Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio (Lago di Como) 22021, Italy; Administrative address: Program Administrators, Institute of International Education (IIE), Bellagio Competition, 809 United Nations Plaza, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10017, T: (212) 984-5537, bellagio_res@iie.org, http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/bellagio-center/residency-program/arts-literary-arts-residency/overview. Deadline: December 3, 2013

Other Resources 

NOTE: For more resources, visit WomenArts' Funding Resources pages.
The San Francisco Film Society Filmmaker360 – Run by former staff members of Film Arts Foundation, provides step by step help for emerging and established filmmakers through the process of getting your film funded, made, and seen. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, they meet in person with local filmmakers and consult by phone and e-mail with filmmakers out of state. Projects must be non-commercial or educational and represent an imaginative contribution to the film or video art form. Applicant must be seeking donations in the form of grants from public agencies, foundations, corporations, or individual donors. Fill out online application form (available on website); application should be a first draft of a funding proposal that will undergo revisions under the guidance of the program. NOTE: Applicants must be enrolled as Film Society Pro members (membership may be purchased at time of application; $90/year) Apply online through website. FEE: $40. San Francisco Film Society, T: (415) 561-5045, michele@sffs.org,  http://www.sffs.org/filmmaker360.aspx. Deadline: November 4, 2013

Film Independent’s Documentary Lab (2014, Los Angeles, CA) – Designed to help filmmakers who are currently in production or post-production on their feature-length documentary films, the Documentary Lab is an intensive seven-week program. The lab will provide creative feedback and story notes to the selected filmmakers and help filmmakers strategize the completion, distribution, and marketing of their film. Fellows will also be introduced to industry professionals who can advise them on the craft and business of documentary filmmaking in one-on-one sessions, and will receive a pass to the Los Angeles Film Festival. Applicant must be the director of a feature-length or hour-long documentary film (directing and producing, or directing and editing teams are welcome to apply together). Applications must be submitted online. See website for complete guidelines and instructions.FEE: $45-$65. Kelly Thomas, Producer in Residence, Film Independent, 9911 West Pico Blvd., 11th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90035, T: (310) 432-1262, kthomas@filmindependent.org, http://www.filmindependent.org/labs-and-programs/documentary-lab/. Deadline: December 2, 2013

WOMENARTS FUNDING LISTS - WomenArts maintains annotated lists of funders
categorized by art form in the Funding Resources section of our website at:
NYFA SOURCE - The New York Foundation for the Arts maintains the most
comprehensive national directory of awards, services and publications for
artists in the NYFA Source section of their website at:
WITHOUTABOX - Film/Video artists can check Withoutabox at http://www.withoutabox.com for a more comprehensive list of general-interest
film festivals.

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