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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Accepting Applications for 2011 Institutional Grants

Posted on October 7, 2010
Deadline: December 15, 2010

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Accepting Applications for 2011 Institutional Grants

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences‘ Institutional Grants Program annually awards funding to assist in fostering educational activities while encouraging the appreciation of motion pictures as both an art form and a vocation. In 2010, the program distributed a total of $500,000 to seventy-three film-related nonprofit organizations, including universities, museums, and career development programs.

Institutional grants are awarded only to nonprofit film organizations and to film programs within accredited schools, colleges, universities, and other institutions and nonprofit organizations.

Grants are not awarded to individuals or to for-profit companies or organizations.

Eligible programs include, but are not limited to, craft workshops and conferences in which college students and/or adults are trained in one or more of the various craft fields of film production (directing, cinematography, screenwriting, editing, etc.); library and archival projects in which the papers of filmmakers are preserved and/or made available to the public; screening programs, especially those in which filmmakers interact with audiences; seminar programs in which film professionals discuss their work and/or particular aspects of the creation and distribution of films; teacher training programs in which production techniques and/or film appreciation information is presented for teachers to take back to their classrooms; training/bridge programs in which college students and/or adults are trained for and then placed in film industry jobs (this includes mentoring programs); and visiting artist programs, especially those in which a filmmaker spends several days in residence at a college, university, or media center.

Please note that for the 2011 grant cycle, internship programs are no longer eligible to apply to the Institutional Grants Program. A separate program, the Internship Grants Program, has been established to handle those requests.

Institutional Grants are not awarded to cover the expenses of producing a film or to film festivals. The academy has a separate festival grants program.

Visit the academy Web site for complete program guidelines and application instructions.

Contact: Link to Complete RFP

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