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ScreenCraft Film Fund Call for Applications

Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrea Meyer
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SCREENCRAFT
FILM FESTIVAL
Los Angeles, California - USA
Winners Announced January 2018

In the Spotlight today is ScreenCraft Film Fund, presenting up to $30,000 USD film grants and mentorship to both first and second place screenwriters or filmmakers. Cash prizes will range between $10,000 and $30,000 depending on the scale and merit of each project selected. This large investment is made possible by a partnership with Bondlt Media Capital, a film and media fund based in Beverly Hills that is looking to discover promising new screenwriters. BondIt Media Capital and Buffalo 8 Productions will also provide production guidance.

Selected filmmakers will also receive mentorship to help propel their projects and careers to the next level. ScreenCraft is proud to announce Alice Kharoubi and Robert Barnum as the 2018 mentors. Kharoubi is the Head of Cannes Film Festival's Court Métrage and short film programmer for the Abu Dhabi Film Festival since its creation, as well as the international shorts programmer for Festival Tous Ecrans in Geneva, Switzerland. Barnum is one of the industry's most sought-after independent producers. He is the award-winning producer of such celebrated independent films asLawless(starring Shia Labeouf, Tom Hardy, Jessica Chastain),Margin Call(starring Kevin Spacey, Zachary Quinto),All is Lost(starring Robert Redford), andThe Brits Are Coming(starring Sofia Vergara, Tim Roth, Uma Thurman).

If you have aspirations to become a produced screenwriter or documentarian, you can rely on ScreenCraft and BondIt to package the winning project with a talented director and in-house production resources with up to $30,000 in cash financing.

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UPCOMING DEADLINE
November 1, 2017 - Regular Deadline
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MISSION AND OBJECTIVE
ScreenCraft Film Fund is accepting applications from around the world (in English). Whether you have a simple screenplay or a film that's already in production, ScreenCraft wants to consider it for the grant program. A range of projects are being considered, from standalone screenplays, to fully packaged projects seeking finishing funds.

MORE ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The event accepts screenplays and documentaries that are in production. Screenplays must be submitted as a PDF file. Documentaries (shorts, series and features) will be considered and instead of a screenplay, a PDF letter or presentation about the project will be accepted, which may also include hyperlinks to video footage (YouTube, Vimeo, etc). All material must be submitted electronically as a PDF or it will not be eligible.

Submit your screenplay or in-production documentary today!

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