Jane Morrison Memorial Film Fund
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PDF—Guidelines

Application Deadline: Spring, 2018

Maximum award: $2,000

The Jane Morrison Memorial Film Fund supports educational opportunities for filmmakers. Funds from this program are designed to help filmmakers take advantage of opportunities that develop their skills and keep them current with film technology and standards.

Funds can be applied towards enrichment opportunities at educational institutions, film workshops, seminars and festivals. In the past, funds have been used for classes at the Maine Media Workshops, attendance at the Summer Film Institute in New York and the Sundance Institute in Utah. 

No funding match nor nonprofit affiliation are required.

This funding cycle is for this program is July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

You are eligible to apply if you meet all of the following criteria:

  • Have resided full-time in Maine for at least one year immediately prior to the application deadline.
  • Will reside full-time in Maine throughout the funding period. 
  • Are 18 years of age or older at the time of the application deadline.
  • Are not a matriculated student enrolled in a degree or certificate-granting program.
  • Are in compliance with final reports required for any previous Maine Arts Commission award you have received.

APPLICATION PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS

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ASSISTANCE

The sidebar menu on this page contains helpful information about the application process and guidance for writing your application and you are welcome to contact agency staff to discuss your ideas at any time prior to the application deadline. You may also request an informal consultation about your completed application narrative two weeks or more prior to the application deadline.

Kathy Ann Shaw, Senior Director for Grants and Arts Accessibility, at 207-287-2750 or vog.eniam@wahs.yhtak

Kerstin Gilg, Media and Performing Arts Director, at 207-287-6719 or vog.eniam@glig.nitsrek.

GENERAL QUESTIONS—Questions about the application process or Grants Management system may be directed to Kathy Ann Shaw at the contact information above.

Grant information is available in large print format by request. All Maine Arts Commission programs are accessible to people with disabilities. All programs funded by the Maine Arts Commission must also be accessible.

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Need More Help?

For General Questions:
Senior Grants Director & Accessibility
Kathy Ann Shaw: 287-2750
Help by Discipline:

Performing & Media Arts Director
Kerstin Gilg: 287-6719

Visual Arts Director
Julie Horn: 287-2790

Arts Education Director
Argy Nestor: 287-2713

Traditional Arts Specialist
Kathleen Mundell: 236-6741

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