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Loreen Arbus Disability Awareness Grant

Grant to a USA Woman Filmmaker for the
Completion of a Film Focusing on Disabilities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT)

Deadline Date:

09/27/19 11:59 PM EST Receipt

Description:

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Grant of $7,500 and additional support to a USA female filmmaker for the completion of a film that addresses developmental or physical disability issues. Films may be of any genre or length, but must currently be a work-in-progress. Applications may be submitted by both directors and producers.

Women 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 to the blind or visually impaired.

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.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 171526

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

$7,500

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Directors and producers are eligible to apply.

Filmmakers must be US-based.

Pre-Application Information:

Application deadline extended to September 27, 2019 at 11:59 pm EST.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit applications to grants@nywift.org.

Questions? Contact:
Rashiek Smart
212-679-0870, ext. 10

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

212-679-0870
info@nywift.org

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