New York Women in Film and Television – Film Grants

New york Women in Film & Television provides grants to women filmmakers to complete and promote their film projects:

The Loreen Arbus Disability Awareness Grant

This grant has been established through the generosity of Loreen Arbus. The film completion grant for $7,500 will be awarded to a woman filmmaker for a film on physical or developmental disability issues. Directors and producers are eligible to apply. Films may be of any length or genre. The Grant will be awarded to help complete a work-in-progress; finished films are not eligible. Films must have completed principle photography to be eligible. Filmmakers must be US-based. DEADLINE: JUNE 23, 2014

In-Kind Post Production Grants

NWIFT is offering grants of in-kind post-production services to documentary films directed and produced by New York area–based women filmmakers thanks to Park Avenue Post and  Onomatopoeia. Grants for an online session or a sound mix will be awarded. Films may be up to 90 minutes long. The Grants will be awarded to help complete a work-in-progress. Films must have completed principle photography and be at a rough cut or fine cut stage to be eligible. DEADLINE: JUNE 23, 2014

The Nancy Malone Directing Award

The Nancy Malone Directing Award provides $1,000 to a New York area-based woman director for a narrative short or feature film. Films may be of any length. The funds will be awarded to help complete a work-in-progress, finished films are not eligible. Films must have completed principle photography to be eligible. DEADLINE: JUNE 23, 2014

Nancy Malone Marketing and Promotion Grant

This grant will provide resources to help an emerging woman director get her film recognized and ready for distribution. This grant will award $5,000 to a recently completed—or currently being completed—dramatic feature film directed by a woman. First or second-time, US-based feature filmmakers are eligible. Films co-directed by a woman and a man are not eligible. DEADLINE: JUNE 22, 2014

Ravenal Foundation Feature Film Grant

The NYWFIT 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. Grant funds may be used for pre-production, production or post-production. 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.