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The NYWIFT Ravenal Foundation Feature Film Grant

The NYWIFT Ravenal Foundation Grant will support a woman second-time feature film director who is over 40 years of age in the production of a dramatic feature film with $7500. Grant funds may be used for pre-production, production or post-production.

Requirements

Grant-seekers must have previously directed a dramatic feature film or feature documentary that was released theatrically in the United States or included in a major film festival, or a feature-length television movie shown on a national TV platform. Women who have directed one dramatic feature (for theatrical or TV) or more than one feature documentary are eligible. Applicants must be US residents and the works must be primarily in English.

How to Apply 

To apply for the grant, please fill out this application that can be downloaded on the upper right side of this page and send the following supplemental information as separate PDFs to grants@nywift.org:

1. Application form
2. 1 - 2 page description of the project
3. Project budget, indicating amount raised to date
4. List of key creative personnel with one-paragraph bios
5. Online link of the work-in-progress OR
script + links to previous work (please make sure links remain live through 9/15)

Applications must be RECEIVED by June 15, 2015. There will be no exceptions.

The 2014 grant winner was announced at the NYWIFT Women's Brunch at the Hamptons International Film Festival on October 12, 2014 in East Hampton, Long Island.

Questions? 
Contact Elizabeth Estrada at 212-679-0870, ext. 39, or grants@nywift.org.


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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts