How to Apply for Roy W. Dean Grant
|The Roy W. Dean Film Grant funds short films, documentaries, and independent features, and web series that are budgeted under $500,000. They must be films that are unique and make a contribution to society.
We fund compelling stories about little known subjects, historical films, and films that touch hearts. We like films that expose, and bring, important information to light; as well as films about little known people when there is a good story.
We are story-tellers, and that is the main criteria for entering and winning our grants; stories that can change, heal, and enrich, our lives.
Spring – April 30
Summer – June 30
Fall – September 30
All applications must be POSTMARKED by the deadline date. It is alright if they arrive later than the deadline date.
Carole Dean's Tips for Entering and Winning Grants - Carole Dean - President and Founder of From the Heart Productions
We are looking for:
Who is eligible to apply
Anyone with a unique film project that contributes to society. Student filmmakers, independent producers, documentarians, or independent production companies are all welcome.
Who is not eligible to apply
You cannot apply if you are an employee of From the Heart Productions, an employee of any of the sponsors, or a family member of any employee of From the Heart Productions or any of the sponsors. Sorry.
How can you apply?
Go to our Roy W. Dean Grant Application Page.
Where you live is not important
You can apply for any of the grants wherever you live. You can apply for more then one in a year. It shows us that your are tenacious and are eager to find funding.
In your application we would like to know the following:
From the Heart Productions requests a Producer credit and a rolling “Thank You” credit to all of the donors on the grant. This application, if chosen as a winner, may be published or used to educate other filmmakers by FTHP.
Have more questions?
Go to our Grant FAQ page