Sunday, August 03, 2008

Grants for Feature Length Documentary Films That Advance Social Entrepreneurship

From The Foundation Center...

Sundance Documentary Film Program and Skoll Foundation
Announce Stories of Change: Social Entrepreneurship in
Focus Through Documentary

Deadline: August 15, 2008

The Sundance Institute's Documentary Film Program and the Skoll Foundation ( ) have launched Stories of Change, a three-year initiative designed to explore how independent feature-length documentary film can advance knowledge about social entrepreneurship.

As part of this effort, the Stories of Change Fund will consider independent feature-length documentary projects in all categories of development, production, and post-production. Completed films are not eligible. Film projects must be completed by 2010. Grant awards will be made on a case-by-case basis and may range up to $150,000US per film.

Grants will be awarded based on the following criteria: all films must highlight and/or include a contemporary social entrepreneur, his or her organization, and focus on an issue(s) in which the entrepreneur is seeking systemic and positive change; be feature length (over 65 minutes); be independently produced, with creative control held by the producing/directing team; and display directorial vision/aesthetic and have the potential for theatrical release.

Visit the Sundance Institute Web site for complete program information and application procedures.

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