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08/31/21 - Deadline for Late Submissions. Applications will also be accepted until 07/20/21 for Earlybird Deadline and until 08/10/21 for Regular Deadline.
Grants of $5,000, grants of $2,500, and in-kind grants valued at up to $10,000 to USA or Utah early-stage filmmakers for short films produced for international audiences. Writers and directors may apply by submitting scripts for short narrative or documentary films. Grantees will also be provided mentorship from established filmmakers, as well as an expenses-paid trip to attend a short film festival to view the film screenings.
The Davey Foundation supports emerging filmmakers through grant funding, equipment lending, screening opportunities, and mentorship with established filmmakers.
Now in its seventh year, The Davey Foundation’s Short Film Grants Program will award two cash grants and gear grants to help emerging filmmakers take their short film script through production and to screens around the world.
The Davey Foundation’s grant-winning shorts have screened at prominent festivals around the world. Davey Grant-supported films have also been nominated for and won awards.
The Short Film grant includes two grant categories: National (United States) and Utah. Only scripts are accepted and judged. Completed films are not eligible.
GrantWatch ID#: 152381
Three national (US) grantees and one Utah grantee will receive awards.
- Two National (US) grantees will receive $5,000 cash, and one grantee receives $2,500 cash plus the use of a film gear package.
- One Utah grant (narrative and documentary film submissions accepted) will be awarded for $2,500 and use of a gear package.
Applicants must present a detailed timeline that will allow their project to be completed for either a May 2022 screening or May 2023 screening. Filming should not begin before September 30, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To apply online, see the URL for Full Text below (click on the "Submit Now" button at right of page; please choose the appropriate category).
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