New global indie film fundraising projects announced

The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) announced today exciting new projects and partnerships for its pioneering Cinema Reloaded digital film production and online fundraising platform. Launched earlier this year, Cinema Reloaded allows filmmakers to directly connect with film-lovers around the world, in order to finance and distribute their projects through online crowd funding. The first …
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Real Ideas Studio announces global microgrants for emerging filmmakers

Thirty-two students in culturally-diverse teams created eight documentaries during the Slamdance Film Festival, which ran concurrent with this year’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT. According to festival directors, the Real Ideas Studio screening was the largest at Slamdance, with standing-room-only attendance. Subjects of other films ranged from an amputee snowboarder, to the search …
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European Union film support goes global

The European Commission today proposed an international cooperation program for the audiovisual industry which seeks to strengthen cultural and commercial ties between Europe’s film industry and film-makers of third countries. The Media Mundus program will provide 15 million euros ($20.5M) between 2011-2013 for joint projects submitted by audiovisual professionals from the EU and third countries. …
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Power Up Filmmaking Grants Available

I just got some updated information on the Power Up Filmmaking Grants. Here ya go: POWER UP Filmmaking Grants Available. Don’t miss the opportunity to have your short produced. Applications are available for the 2006 Filmmaking Grant Program. After a one year hiatus to shoot the feature film ITTY BITTY TITTY COMMITTEE, (http://www.myspace.com/ittybittymovie) directed by Jamie …
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Women in Film and GM Announce Grant for Emerging Filmmakers

Outstanding Women Pursuing Careers in Entertainment Given Inside Track to Network With Industry Leaders; To Obtain an Application, Visit www.women-in-film.com; Deadline Submission Is Sept. 1, 2006. Winners to Be Announced Oct. 16th The second annual “Acceleration Grant for Emerging Filmmakers” competition was announced today by the national organization of Women In Film (WIF) and the General Motors …
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A Fan-Based Donation System for Filmmakers

VersusMedia recently launched its latest project called ProductionArmy.com. This new tool for independent filmmakers offers indie film buffs the exclusive opportunity to participate in the production process. For a donation as low as $5, fans can receive something in return – a thank you in the film credits, a memento with the movie logo (mug, …
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