NYC interships & grants

30 08 2012

TWN Seeks Graphic Design & Final Cut Pro Interns
If you have graphic design or Final Cut Pro experience, live in New York City and need to add more credits to your resume, please apply to our internship program at Third World Newsreel. Send a cover letter and resume to and



Cinereach is now accepting Letters of Inquiry for their 2012 Grant Cycle, and will award grants of up to $50,000 to a selection of feature length fiction and nonfiction films at any stage of production, from development through post.
Deadline: September 4th, 2012, 7:00 PM (EST)

more info


PaleyDocFest Pitch Workshop Contest 

The PaleyDocFest Pitch Contest offers a $5,000 grant for an unfinished or work-in-progress documentary from an emerging filmmaker.

Deadline: September 5, 2012

more info 


Black Public Media’s Digital Open Call 2013 features an interactive series every summer. The featured serial content is selected from an interactive/digital series open call (Digital Open Call). NBPC provides a grant for the winner of the competition to produce their interactive web series that will be featured during the summer. 
Deadline: September 18th, 2012
more info


The Roy W. Dean Film & Video Grants

From the Heart Productions is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to funding films that are unique and make a contribution to society.

Fall Deadline: September 30, 2012
more info 


National Geographic Society’s All Roads Film Project Seed Grants  

The All Roads Film Project is a multimedia festival and grants program dedicated to providing a platform for indigenous and underrepresented minority-culture storytellers from around the world. The objectives are to showcase works by these artists to promote knowledge, dialogue, and understanding with a broader global audience.
Deadline: 15th of each March, June, September, and December.
more info


Ford Foundation
Ford’s Social Issue Film Funding Initiative will provide approximately $16 million through an open-application process to filmmakers and media makers around the world who are creating documentaries that address urgent social issues.  

Deadline: Open




Jerome Foundation

Grants of up to $30,000 will be awarded to individual film and video artists living in New York City who work in the genres of experimental, narrative, animation, and documentary production.

Deadline: Open

more info





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