Foundation / Corporation
LEF Foundation - Moving Image Fund (MIF)
06/03/22 11:59 PM (Midnight) Eastern - Deadline for Early Development/ Pre-Production
Grants to Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine artists for video and film projects. Some applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support the work of individuals in the New England region to create independent documentary film and video productions.
The goal of LEF New England is to fund the work of independent documentary film and video artists in the region, and to broaden recognition and support for their work, both locally and nationally. It also supports programs that highlight the rich history and ongoing legacy of innovation within New England’s independent film community.
LEF invests in documentary film and video projects that demonstrate excellence in technique, originality of vision and voice, and creativity in form. The strongest proposals will be those that clearly articulate the ways in which the proposed project aligns with the program’s funding criteria.
Eligibility: Projects must be long format; running times of 40 minutes or more.
Appropriate Use of Funds:
GrantWatch ID#: 177587
For pre-production, early development, and production phases: a maximum of 6 grants will be awarded in each phase; A maximum of 4 grants will be awarded to projects in the post-production phase.
- Grants of $5,000 each will be awarded to projects in the pre-production phase.
- Grants of $2,500 each will be awarded to projects in the early development phase.
- Grants of $15,000 each will be awarded to projects in the production phase.
- Grants of $25,000 each will be awarded to projects in the post-production phase.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://lef-foundation.submittable.com/submit
Applicants are encouraged to take the opportunity to contact LEF New England staff early on by phone (617-492-5333) or at the following link: https://lef-foundation.org/contact-us/
LEF Moving Image Fund
PO Box 382066
Cambridge, MA 02238-2066
USA: Connecticut; Maine; Massachusetts; New Hampshire; Rhode Island; Vermont
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