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									Film Making Grants on Tolerance and Peace
Region
Global

Deadline Date
Rolling deadline Film Making Grants on Tolerance and Peace are made for production, completion and promotion/marketing costs for exceptional projects of narrative, documentary, short and animated films with a distinctive tolerance theme. Cinema for Tolerance (CT) accepts applications from filmmakers in the United States and from around the world. Projects may be submitted by filmmakers, project directors and sponsors, as well as by funding sources. Applicants must have creative and budgetary control over the proposed project. There is no quota on the number of grants the organisation gives per year. Eligible Budget: Grants generally range from $10,000 to $50,000. Applicants are required t o demonstrate that they not only have vision, but also know the craft of making a film and they can see it through to the end.

Application Form: Each application should include a one-page synopsis of a project; a financing, production and distribution plan; full personal biography (1000 words maximum) citing applicant's participation in the film industry, along with full titles of past films/videos that the applicant has worked on, including the length of the work, where exhibited, the specific role performed by the applicant, and the names and qualifications of people involved with the project. Of course, it should also include the project budget. The organisation doesn't expect proposals to be clearly written and word processed.

Application Language: All documents must be in English.

Deadline: The organisation accepts applications on an on-going basis. Application Review: The initial round of review is done within four to six weeks of receipt of a complete application. At that point, applicants will be notified whether their projects have been declined or accepted for review by the Selection Committee. The best projects are then presented to the Board of Trustees for final decision. The Board of Trustees meets four times a year. The funds must be used within twelve months of the grant being awarded. There are also requirements on reporting on how monies are used, usually an interim report six months after the award date, and a final report one year after. CT may assign a curator to a particular project in order to assist a filmmaker.

Organisations and filmmakers may submit as many film and video projects as they wish, but a separate submission form must be completed for each project. All projects should be properly copyrighted prior to submission. Submitted materials will not be returned to applicants. Do not submit original materials. The Board of Trustees reserves the right to invite any filmmaker to submit a project. The organisation

charges no submission fee and encourage filmmakers of all backgrounds, interests and obsessions to submit their work.

Application Information
The Project Submission Package should Include:
One-page synopsis of a project; Submission Release Form. This submission release must be signed and enclosed with the submission; Financing, production and distribution plan; Project Budget; Full personal biography (1000 words maximum) citing applicant's participation in the film industry, along with full titles of past films/videos that the applicant has worked on, including the length of the work, where exhibited, the specific role performed by the applicant, and the names and qualifications of people involved with the project. In case the project is submitted by a group of people, or a corporate entity, full personal biography of each person involved and full corporate information, including certificate of good standing, current balance sheet and the most recent income tax return is required; Applicant's telephone, fax and e-mail address (required); and A Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope in order to receive an official response to the submission (USA only).

All foreign applicants will be notified via e-mail, fax or phone.

Contact
Cinema for Tolerance (CT) 11 Brook Drive Ocean NJ 07712 USA info@cinemafortolerance.org <mailto:info@cinemafortolerance.org> or stipendije <mailto:stipendije@infostud.com>


								
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