Screenwriting : Short script funding available by Anthony Cawood

Anthony Cawood

Short script funding available

Just had an email regarding Screencraft offering production funds to selected short films... seems to be set up in a similar way to standard competition, but prize is funds for production... Anyway link is for those interested. Anthony

ScreenCraft Film Fund Grant Program - Accepting Applications Now
ScreenCraft Film Fund Grant Program - Accepting Applications Now
Ready to be a part of the ScreenCraft Film Fund? We're looking forward to reviewing your application. We are accepting applications from around the world (in English). Whether you have a simple screen…
Ramsey Stoneburner

Thanks, that's interesting. Will check it out as we're trying to get funding for our short film about bullying, The Shoes, and it's proving difficult!

Ramsey Stoneburner

Darn, it has an entry fee.

Anthony Cawood

Yep, seems to be structured a little like a competition... but think they also have something re matching crowdfunding so may be worth a punt. Good luck with The Shoes!

Randa Karambelas

Thanks for sharing this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Stephanie Yuhas

Fine Print: "ScreenCraft and BondIt will request a total 30% ownership stake in each funded project per terms to be agreed upon at time of the award of the production funds. Writer credit and director and producer credit will remain with the original filmmaking team. All ownership and rights to the material submitted to this grant program remains with the original rights holders until and unless other agreements are made. Should your project be awarded funding, you are not obligated to accept it until and unless other agreements are made." ---- This is totally understandable for many projects, as most short films are not typically profitable. But I wonder what ownership comes into play if the short is a proof-of-concept for a feature-length film. I might ask them about this and report back, if the answer would be interesting to the group.

Phillip "The Genuine Article" Hardy

Anthony: Good information to pass on. Thanks!

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