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SFFilm and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
05/14/21 5:00 PM PST
Fellowships of $35,000 to USA, Canada, and International film industry professionals for screenwriting mentorship in scientific and technological subject areas. In addition to a cash grant, fellows will participate in a two-month residency where experienced members of the film industry will guide them in developing screenplays. Requests will be accepted from qualified filmmakers, including screenwriters, directors, and producers.
The Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellowship is funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation as part of their mission to champion films that explore scientific or technological themes or characters. SFFILM will award fellowships to filmmakers in the screenwriting phase of developing a screenplay that tells a story related to science or technology.
Winners of the Sloan Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellowship will receive a cash grant and a two-month residency at FilmHouse, SFFILM’s suite of production offices for local and visiting independent filmmakers. The residency program provides filmmakers with artistic guidance, office space, a vibrant creative community, and mentorship from established filmmakers and members of the independent film industry. To strengthen the film’s portrayal of science or technology, each fellow will be connected to a science advisor with expertise in the subjects at the center of their screenplays, as well as leaders in the Bay Area’s science and technology communities.
Funds must be used for living expenses and if not from the Bay Area, travel to and from the Bay Area.
GrantWatch ID#: 190637
Two fellows are selected annually.
Winners of the Sloan Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellowship will receive a $35,000 cash grant, a two-month residency at FilmHouse, and a science advisor to support the scientific accuracy of the project.
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