LEF New England Now Accepting Moving Image Fund Applications for Pre-production and Early Development Through August 16

Image Description: Over a white background with pentagonal and circular shapes, blue and green text announces: For New England nonfiction filmmakers. Pre-production & Early Development. Apply now through Friday, August 16.

LEF New England is now welcoming applications for Pre-production and Early Development grants through the Moving Image Fund.

A maximum of (6) Pre-production grants of $5,000 each and (6) Early Development grants of $2,500 each will be awarded for the use of research, travel, location scouting, script or storyboard development, experimentation with shooting picture and sound, distribution planning, fundraising, creating a trailer, schedule and budget development, and staffing (creative, technical, or otherwise).

Pre-production applications require a current work sample from the project you are proposing for funding. Early Development applications require two past work samples, and current work samples are not accepted.

Please review the Moving Image Fund guidelines and take a look at our frequently asked questions.

Deadline: Friday, August 16 at 11:59pm

Virtual Info Session

To learn more about the Moving Image Fund, join LEF staff for a virtual info session hosted via Zoom from 3:00–4:00pm ET on Monday, July 15.

This session will include live captioning (CART). Please let us know by Monday, July 8 at 9am if you’d like to request ASL interpretation (SVI) for this meeting.

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