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Women in Film Now Accepting Applications for 2015 Finishing Fund Grants

Women in Film Now Accepting Applications for 2015 Finishing Fund Grants

Women in Film is currently accepting applications for its 2015 Film Finishing Fund. 

Projects that are by, for, or about women and have completed 90% of principal photography with a rough cut on hand are eligible to receive up to $25,000 in cash or in-kind grants. This year’s deadline is August 7, and the winners will be announced in November. 

Since its founding nearly 30 years ago, WIF’s Finishing Fund has awarded more than $2 million worth of grants to over 170 films. Previous winners include: 

–Cynthia Wade’s “Freeheld,” the 2008 Academy Award-winner for Best Documentary Short Subject

–Freida Lee Mock’s “Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision,” the 1994 Academy Award-winner for Best Documentary

–Esther Robinson’s “A Walk Into The Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory,” 2007 Teddy Award Winner at the Berlin Film Festival

–Maryam Keshavarz’s “Circumstance,” the 2011 Sundance Audience Award winner

The Fund is open to short and long formats of all genres. Learn more and apply at Women in Film’s site.

Women In Film (WIF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting equal opportunities for women, encouraging creative projects by women, and expanding and enhancing portrayals of women in all forms of global media. 

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