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Women in Film's Finishing Fund Application Process Now Open

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by Inkoo Kang
March 17, 2014 1:00 PM
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"Freeheld" producer Vanessa Roth and director Cynthia Wade at the 2008 Oscars
"Freeheld" producer Vanessa Roth and director Cynthia Wade at the 2008 Oscars

Women in Film is currently accepting applications for its 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 $15,000 in cash, in-kind, and/or consultation grants. This year's deadline is June 6 and the winners announced in October 2014. 

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 at Women in Film's site.
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