American Documentary launches COVID-19 Artist Emergency Fund

American Documentary, the nonprofit organization behind @POVdocs, re-opens Artist Emergency Fund for the independent documentary community affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how you can receive up to $500 in a rapid response grant to assist with basic needs, including food, immediate health care, and insurance premiums. Apply Now! #AmDocAEFund POV (a cinema term […]

2021 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Filmmaking

The Vilcek Foundation currently seeks young foreign-born applicants for the 2021 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Filmmaking – from now until June 10, 2020 at 5pm EST. The Vilcek Foundation is a nonprofit foundation dedicated to raising awareness of immigrant contributions to the arts and sciences in the United States. Immigrant directors, editors, screenwriters, producers and […]

Women Film Artists Over 40: Anonymous Was A Woman Emergency Relief Grant Opportunity

WOMEN FILM ARTISTS OVER 40: ANONYMOUS WAS A WOMAN EMERGENCY RELIEF GRANT This program will distribute $250,000 in grants, up to $2,500 apiece, to women-identifying visual artists over the age of 40 who have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.   APPLY HERE Anonymous Was A Woman (AWAW) has partnered with the New York Foundation for the […]

Netflix provides emergency support for workers in the creative community

Netflix posted the following statement on the Netflix Media Center’s company blog in late March.  Follow updates by visiting their blog. The Covid-19 crisis is devastating for many industries, including the creative community. Almost all television and film production has now ceased globally – leaving hundreds of thousands of crew and cast without jobs. These […]

Mass Cultural Council COVID-19 Relief Fund deadline April 22

Mass Cultural Council believes in the power of culture, and we recognize that the work done by creative and innovative individuals is key to our vital communities. We know that the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has caused major disruptions for the careers of individuals who earn income through their work in the cultural sector. In response, Mass Cultural Council […]

LEF Moving Image Fund and fellowship opportunity for Boston-area non-fiction filmmaker

The next LEF Moving Image Fund deadline for projects in pre-production will be June 5 2020, and application forms will open in early April. LEF grants are open to New England-based filmmakers seeking funding for feature-length (40+ minute) non-fiction film projects. In order to be considered, applicants must submit an online application form, including a project budget and […]

Bringing Hollywood Home:  An Insight on Independent Filmmaking in New England

On February 29th, 2020, Women in Film and Video New England (WIFVNE) hosted the event “Bringing Hollywood Home” at the WSCA Radio Station in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The event was moderated by WIFVNE NH State Chair Christine Altan (pictured below, far right). The event centered on two special guests:  Knives Out production managers and independent […]

#Herstory Jennifer Tremblay

Jennifer Tremblay Costume Designer Costume Designer, Shrine (Sony/Screengems)   What do you love about your work? I love being able to delve into different characters and imagine how they would present themselves and dress. I enjoy creating my own backstories that help inspire the type of wardrobe they wear. Collaborating with other artists such as […]