Grant Application Production Questions
Provide a brief, catchy summary of your story. (Approximately 2 to 3 sentences)
What is your documentary about? (Approximately 1 to 2 pages)
Connection To Story
What is your connection to the story? In your answer, please discuss your relationship to the subject matter and characters.
What inspired you to make this film? (Approximately 1 to 2 paragraphs)
How are you going to tell this story? Describe your creative vision for the
project including its style, structure, and feel. (Approximately 2 to 3 paragraphs)
Provide brief biographies for key collaborators involved in your project. For each additional creative team member, list information about the individual’s role in the project and relevant expertise. Additionally, list names and titles of any attached advisors and/or consultants in bullet point form. (Approximately 1 to 2 paragraphs)
Who do you want this film to speak to and why? (Approximately 1 paragraph)
How do you plan to reach your intended audience? (Approximately 1 to 2 paragraphs)
Funding to Date
Provide a list of all sources and amounts of funding raised to date, if any.
What other sources of funding are you planning to pursue?
Please include pro-bono, in-kind as well as donated services. Example: https://goo.gl/45NGCw
Present us with a work sample(s) that best shows us who you are: as a filmmaker, as an artist, as a creative, or simply as a visionary.
Work samples may include anything visual, including:
Films, trailers, animations, music videos, Instagram posts, look books, mood boards, drawings or paintings.
Describe the sample(s) you are submitting for consideration, including its narrative, aesthetic, or communication intentions and why you chose to present it to us for this grant. (Approximately 1 paragraph)
Tell us about yourself
Is there a particular film or filmmaker that you see as a model for the kind of work you want to do and why?
What challenges do you face as a filmmaker in the South?
What does success look like for you as a filmmaker? (Approximately 3 to 4 sentences per answer)
Please upload a bio or resume.