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Grant and In-Kind Support to a USA Woman Filmmaker for the Completion of a Film Focusing on Disabilities

Loreen Arbus Disability Awareness Grant

GrantWatch ID# 171526
Agency: Foundation

Funding Source
New York Women In Film and Television Inc
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Important Dates
Deadline: 03/10/23 11:59 PM ET Save

Grant Description
Grant of $6,500 and in-kind support to a USA female filmmaker for a film that addresses issues pertaining to developmental or physical disabilities. The purpose of this program is to help a director or producer complete a film project that is already in progress. Eligible films must be may be of any genre or length.

Woman of Her Word Grant

Recipients of the Grant will also receive production support and voicing of the audio description for their film courtesy of Michele Spitz, Woman of Her Word. Her generous donation will allow for the film to be accessible for blind or visually impaired audiences. For more information, see:

Reel Abilities Film Festival Grant

ReelAbilities Film Festival, the largest disabilities film festival in North America, will provide captioning service for the selected film as well as support of the film's outreach and distribution, through the ReelAbilities North American network of festivals and beyond.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Directors and producers are eligible to apply.

Films must have completed principle photography to be eligible. The Grant will be awarded to help a film in the post production phase. Filmmakers must be US-based.

Distributed films are ineligible.

Pre-Application Information
Deadline to apply is by Friday, March 10, 2023 by 11:59pm ET.

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New York Women in Film & Television
6 East 39th Street, Suite 1200
New York, NY 10016-0112

Phone: 212-679-0870

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