It’s a big month for funding opportunities! We’re starting off May with some deadlines you’ll want to bookmark. Here’s a sampling from our list of 39 fellowships, grant, and awards:
• Austin Film Festival (AFF) Podcast Competition
Deadline: May 10, 2017
Details: The AFF is now accepting fiction podcast scripts and will be judging based on: plot, structure, characters, dialogue, and concept. A cash prize and a five-pound trophy are included with the award.
• IDA Enterprise Documentary Fund
Deadline: May 26, 2017
Details: U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have produced a minimum of two feature-length documentaries are eligible to apply for grants of up to $100,000.
• Points North Shortform Editing Residency
Early-bird Deadline: June 7, 2017
Details: A week in September focused on creative space for independent nonfiction filmmakers and multimedia journalists to hone their short-form editing skills.
• Encontrarte Amares Festival Open Call for Radio
Deadline: June 15, 2017
Details: Portugal’s Encontrarte Ameres Festival for visual arts and animation cinema is taking submissions for radio pieces with “creative and experimental features.”
• Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication
Deadline: June 30, 2017
Details: Fellows receive $82,000 and a year of Boston-based research into the state of science communication in media, starting January 2018.