BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
REGISTRATION FOR THE WINTER 2012 SEMINAR IS NOW OPEN, PLEASE REGISTER
Film Grants and Proposal Writing 101 with special section on Social
Media & Crowdfunding
SPECIAL BONUS: The filmmakers resources CD (containing filmmakers
funding sources lists/contacts domestic and international, sample
proposals, industry contracts and much more)!
(EARLY REGISTRATION SUGGESTED [VERY LIMITED CAPACITY DUE TO NEW ONLINE
Overwhelmed by an upcoming grant/media fund deadline? Don't know how to
begin to gather your materials? Or do you just want to start making
your own projects and need to write a funding proposal? If so, this
workshop is for you. This workshop will introduce you to the
preparation, organization and submission of a successful grant
proposal/package to foundations, donors/prospects and film funds.
Most proposals/packages can increase their possibilities of funding if
done properly. Many mistakes are oversights that could be avoided. Our
facilitator will lead you through the basic steps and general overview
needed to complete a successful grant-writing campaign and/or a film or
television project proposal sharing her years of experience in the
field. Participants are encouraged to engage in the learning process by
bringing their upcoming proposals to follow along, ask questions and
seek limited personalized assistance after the workshop.
You will also get an overall overview of the industry and what you will
need to know when preparing to present your projects to a funder.
What you will get: a general overview of how to prepare your
grants/proposals and the job of fundraising/presenting your film to
prospects as well as a comprehensive list of SOURCES of funding and
their contact information to save you time and money.
This is an intensive seminar so make sure you are rested and free from
distractions as there will be a lot of information covered and virtually
Open to all.
* Laptop computer preferably with a word processing and spreadsheet
program (you can download a whole productivity suite comparable to
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.) for free at
www.openoffice.org (you can make a donation to the developers there if
you so desire to do so).
* Your own proposals/grants application/s.
* A sweater/jacket/coat in case you need it.
* Sack lunch.
* If taking the class online (Firefox browser, Skype downloadable at
www.skype.com, headphones and a webcam [optional], the latest version of
Flash downloadable at www.adobe.com and quicktime at www.apple.com)
February 4, 2012
Tentatively 10 AM 6 PM (1/2 lunch break)
Bring your sack lunch.
Southern California (Location to be arranged upon registration by
consensus and majority)
or ONLINE via webconferencing service (Firefox browser and audio
required, webcam optional)
VISIT THE WEBSITE FOR REGISTER, FOR INFORMATION ON THE TOPICS COVERED OR
TO REACH US:
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