Women in Film Accepting Applications for 2014 Film Finishing Fund

Women in Film Accepting Applications for 2014 Film Finishing Fund

The organization will award up to $15,000 in grants

The Women in Film Foundation is now accepting applications for their 2014 Film Finishing Fund grants. WIF is giving up to $15,000 in grants to help filmmakers complete their films.

This is the 29th year WIF has offered this program, which is currently run by Committee Co-Chairs Betsy Pollock and Nancy Rae Stone. The Film Finishing Fund has awarded $2 million worth of grants for more than 170 films from all over the world.

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Past recipients include Cynthia Wade's 2008 Academy Award-winner for Best Documentary Short, “Freeheld,” Freida Lee Mock's 1994 Academy Award-winner for Best Documentary “A Walk Into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory,” and the 2011 Sundance Audience Award winner by Maryam Keshavarz, “Circumstance.”

To qualify, submitted projects must be by, for or about women. The films must have completed 90% of principal photography and have a rough cut at the time of submission. All genres are eligible. More information is available at www.wif.org

Applications are due by June 6, 2014. Winners will be announced in October 2014.