Film and Video Production
FILM/VIDEO MAJOR PRODUCTION GRANT
FALL 2012 Deadline: Friday, October 5, 2012, 5:00 pm - 290 LSH
WINTER 2013 Deadline: Friday, February 8, 5:00 PM - 290 LSH
- To support production of film, video, audio, computer-generated media, or any combination of these.
- May not be used to purchase equipment, but may be used to purchase software/memory (graphics tablets for animation are eligible equipment expenses, however).
- Individuals or groups may apply.
- Must be for credit, as part of class.
- Amount requested should be $100-$1,000. Funds are limited.
- Past grantees must have shown evidence that they completed their earlier project(s) by deadline and exhibited earlier projects.
- STUDENTS FROM ALL AREAS OF EMPHASIS IN FILM/VIDEO ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
- This grant is for actual expenses. You will be reimbursed for your expenses and will not receive a cash advance.
- All awardees must see Deborah Barko in the SOC office in order to properly submit receipts.
- Fall semester application deadline is on the first Friday in October, 5pm in 290 LSH
- Winter semester application deadline is on the first Friday in February, 5pm in 290 LSH
- Completion of funded projected is required within 6 months of announcement of award.
- Must be exhibited publicly.
- Full/part time student majoring in Film & Video
- In good standing
See a sample of a previous successful application here (pdf).
Include the following in your application. Incomplete applications are not likely to receive funding.
- Introductory Materials: Your name(s), contact information, funds requested
- Title and approximate running time.
- Medium, including format.
- Mode/style (documentary, experimental, etc.)
- Concept/theme (1-2 sentences)
- Is the application for a complete project or one or more segment(s) of a larger project?
- Rationale (why should this idea be supported by a grant?)
- Treatment/scenario/storyboard (1-3 pages).
- Submit a full screenplay if requesting production funds for a fictional narrative.
- You may include flow charts or anything else that will help us understand your plans.
- Detailed budget (important: indicate which portion you are requesting the production grant for, and which portion you are providing funds for.)
- Each item's cost x # of days = total cost.
- Sample(s) of past work, with statement about how the work is relevant to the proposed project (DVD or link to online version)
- Timetable for proposed project's completion.
- Projected need for SOC equipment.
- Defense of project's feasibility. How you plan to complete the project, given constraints of experience, time, money and equipment.
- Highest priority for funding will be given to those needs that directly enable the completion of this particular project, e.g. equipment rental, tape/film stock, construction materials, costuming, etc. Graphics tablets and software are eligible as long as project demonstrates a real need for their purchase.
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
ELECTRONIC: BLACKBOARD Film & Video Production Organization (see Applications page)
PRINT: SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE
"ATTN: FILM/VIDEO PRODUCTION GRANT"
290 LAKE SUPERIOR HALL
(Must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the deadline date)
RECENT PRODUCTION GRANT RECIPIENTS
Fall: Tom Gunnels, Director, and Chelsea Micinski, Producer, of The Book Exchange (fiction); Greg Kort, Director, and Andrew DeYoung, Producer, of The Ticket; Alan Ledford, Director of Playing with Matches; John Shaw, Director, and Sean Francis, Producer, of Man's Best Friend
Winter: Chris Kotcher/Lisa Kaline, "Springfield and Summer Sausage" (fiction, 16mm); Selia Martinez, "Behind the Comedy" (documentary); Evan Witkowski, "The Visions of Mic Higan" (fiction)
Fall: Jillian Cole, "[Grand] Rapid Growth" (documentary); Kathryn Postema, "Dan's Macabre" (fiction); Zachry Page and Celeste Klaus, "Assisted Living" (fiction)
Winter: Erin Krajewski, "Dennis Louis and the Most Beautiful Picture Show" (fiction, 16mm); Anna Gustafson "Lost in the Park" (fiction, video); Alex Smith "In Tandem" (fiction, 16mm); Michael Elzinga "Halo Hero" (documentary, video)
Fall: Joshua Lynn, "Heirs of Empires" (fiction); Kevin Parson, "Canvas" (fiction); Erin Krajewski, "A Leaf in Autumn" (fiction)
Winter: James Foltice, "Harry Hill" (fiction/animation); Kristen Gorlitz,"The Magician" (fiction); Josh Kinne, "Lady Sunshine" (fiction); Danny Quaka, "Olivia's Gift" (documentary); Max Rutecki,"Times Before Snow" (fiction)
Fall: Adam Goron, Devin Cameron, Jacob Beavers, Joshua Beagle and Matthew Nickels
Winter: Patrick Kwiatowski, Colin Weber, Matt Dressel, Melissa McKerchie and Nate Russell
Fall: Scott Sheppard, Andrew Fortenbacher, Kellen Parr, Sarah Pierantoni, Justin Clark and Forrest Karbowski
Winter: Paul DeLeeuw, Matthew Dressel, Todd Campbell, Chris Michael and Katy Skubic
Joseph Warner, Emily Kerkstra, Amy Puffenberger and Kevin Vanderhoof
Fall: Thomas O'Rourke, Kristin Ojaniemi
Spring: Dustin Foster, Mark Hensley, Bryant Osikowicz and Ryan Betzler, George Kitson, Joseph MacDonald and Luke MacDonald, Patrick Priest
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