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Grant and In-Kind Support to a USA Woman Filmmaker for the Completion of a Film Focusing on Disabilities

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Loreen Arbus Disability Awareness Grant

New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT)


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #171526

Grant Description

Grant of $7,500 and in-kind support to a USA female filmmaker for a film that addresses issues pertaining to developmental or physical disability. The purpose of this program is to help a director or producer complete a film project that is already in progress. Eligible films must be may be of any genre or length.

Woman of Her Word Grant

Recipients of the Grant will also receive production support and voicing of the audio description for their film courtesy of Michele Spitz, Woman of Her Word. Her generous donation will allow for the film to be accessible for blind or visually impaired audiences. For more information, see:

https://www.nywift.org/fund-for-women-filmmakers/the-loreen-arbus-disability-awareness-grant/woman-of-her-word-audio-description-grant/

Reel Abilities Film Festival Grant

ReelAbilities Film Festival, the largest disabilities film festival in North America, will provide captioning service for the selected film as well as support of the film's outreach and distribution, through the ReelAbilities North American network of festivals and beyond.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Directors and producers are eligible to apply.

Requirements:
Films must have completed principle photography to be eligible. The Grant will be awarded to help a film in the post production phase. Distributed films are ineligible. Filmmakers must be US-based.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline to submit is Friday, November 26, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST.

Additional Funding Information:

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

$7,500

Contact Information:

Apply: https://nywift.submittable.com/submit/207869/2021-nywift-loreen-arbus-disability-awareness-grant

Submit questions to grants@nywift.org.

New York Women in Film & Television
6 East 39th Street, Suite 1200
New York, NY 10016-0112

Email: info@nywift.org
Phone: 212-679-0870

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