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Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation
College Television Awards
The College Television Awards is a major Academy competition, which recognizes excellence in college student film/video productions. It is national in scope, accepting entries each year from scores of colleges and universities. The Academy Foundation sponsors the entire program, including $24,500 in cash prizes. www.emmys.org/foundation/collegetvawards.php


Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Society Foundation
Provides funding for visual artists who incorporate video and film into their work. www.gottliebfoundation.org


The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation
Established in 1988 to support individuals, institutions and organizations committed to educational excellence and professional development and provide scholarships to outstanding U.S. college and university undergraduate students in four-year, degree-granting programs in television and film. www.kingfoundation.org


Creative Capital Foundation
Creative Capital funds artist projects in four disciplines: visual arts (includes installation art, painting, fiber art, mixed media works, public art, etc.), film/video arts, performing arts (includes music, dance, theater, puppetry, performance art, etc.), and emerging art fields (includes all forms of digital work, and experimental literature). Projects that transcend traditional discipline boundaries are highly encouraged. Creative Capital operates on a two-year grant cycle, funding alternative disciplines each year. The first year of each cycle, we issue grants in visual and film/video arts; the second year, performing and emerging arts. www.creative-capital.org


Film Arts Foundation
Film/Video Arts provides a fertile environment where emerging and established film, video and digital media producers of diverse backgrounds can take courses, receive fiscal sponsorship for their projects and edit their projects affordably. www.fva.com


Flintridge Foundation
Supports experimental and interdisciplinary media makers for over 15 years. Focuses on California, Oregon, and Washington.


Jerome Foundation
The Jerome Foundation supports programs in dance, literature, media arts, music, theater, performance art, the visual arts, multidisciplinary work and arts criticism. It also provides financial assistance to nonprofit, tax-exempt arts organizations that support emerging creative artists who are residents of Minnesota and New York City. www.jeromefdn.org


John D. & Catherine T. McArthur Foundation
The MacArthur Fellows Program awards unrestricted fellowships to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction. There are three criteria for selection of Fellows: exceptional creativity, promise for important future advances based on a track record of significant accomplishment, and potential for the fellowship to facilitate subsequent creative work. www.macfound.org


National Film Preservation Foundation
The National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF) was created by the U.S. Congress to save America's film heritage. Working with archives and others who appreciate film, the NFPF supports preservation activities nationwide that ensure the physical survival of film and improve access to film for study, education and exhibition. The foundation provides grants of $4,000 to $10,000 to nonprofit and public archives for laboratory work to preserve culturally and historically significant film material. Nonprofit funding only. www.filmpreservation.org


Women in Film Foundation
WIF's purpose is to empower, promote, nurture, and mentor women in the industry through a network of valuable contacts, events, and programs including the Women In Film Mentor Program, the award-winning Public Service Announcement Production Program, and the Internship Program in association with the Fulfillment Fund. Additionally, they provide film finishing funds, scholarships, grants, advocacy, community outreach programs, monthly networking breakfasts, seminars, workshops, and a screening series with filmmakers. www.wif.org



Filmmaking and Artist Resources

New England Film Festivals Boston area New England region Student Film Festivals

Funding Sources Grants

Making a Film in Rhode Island

Making a Film in the City of Providence

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