Applications are accepted online only. Your submission will include details about your project, links to view footage and examples of past work. Once your proposal is successfully received, an acknowledgement email will be sent to you.
The Rogovy Foundation staff will review your application. If your package does not qualify, we will notify you within three months of your submission.
The Winter 2019 Award Winners will be announced in January 2020. Submissions are now being accepted for our 2020 Summer Awards. Please do not wait until the last day to submit your application.
You may make one submission per Open Call. No project updates will be accepted once we have received your proposal. If you are denied an award, you are welcome to re-submit your application during another Open Call period. You are only allowed two submissions per project.
The Fund evaluates your application based upon the following criteria: How compelling your Story is, the Issue areas being addressed and the Strength of your proposal.
We look for stories that engage an audience, propelling a narrative forward. The issue area should align with the Fund’s Ideals and Values. We also consider the filmmaker’s previous experience and the soundness of the proposal.
Submit your application:
When all of your materials are gathered and prepared, you are invited to submit your grant application via our online system.
You will receive an automated email confirmation acknowledging receipt of your application. If your film does not qualify, you will be notified within three months of your submission.
The applications for funding will be reviewed and vetted by the staff of the Rogovy Film Fund. If you are selected for a grant, you will be required to list the Fund and its logo within the film credits.