New England Film Star Award
NewEnglandFilm.com has announced a free open call for the New England Film Star Award, a grant for a film by a New England filmmaker marginalized by race, gender, sexuality, able-bodiedness, or other.
This grant represents NewEnglandFilm.com’s ongoing commitment to supporting filmmakers from all backgrounds, and it is completely open to films that are any genre and length, no matter what stage (from pre- to post-production). Applicants need only reside in New England, have a current project in the works, and be able to articulate how they will benefit from the award.
The award recipient will receive:
- Rule / Boston Camera $650 certificate for rental
- Hunts Photo & Video $500 certificate for rental
- Talamas $300 certificate for rental
- Adobe Creative Cloud 1-year membership
- Women in Film Video New England 1-year membership
- Two in-person strategy/consulting sessions with members of the Animus Studios team (including one of the partners) at Animus Studios in Riverside, Rhode Island
- Event services and hosting for a public/private screening event at Jupiter Hall in Manchester, New Hampshire
- A hair and make-up session with Sydney Hunt, MUA and a private photo shoot culminating in one professional photo by Stephanie Alvarez Ewens at her studio in Pawtucket, Rhode Island
- A film strategy session with NewEnglandFilm.com Founder Michele Meek via Skype or Zoom
Apply online (no application fee) at https://newenglandfilm.com/festival/star-award by July 15, 2019.