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The Denver Film Society is proud to announce the first round of funding through the Music on Film – Film on Music (MOFFOM) Documentary Grant Program. The MOFFOM grant will provide up to $25,000 annually in finishing funds for documentary productions specifically for music licensing, scoring and composition. Awardees will be announced at the 40th Denver Film Festival (November 2017).

MOFFOM APPLICATION:

Important Dates:
• LOI Deadline (2 pages max): April 3, 2017

• Notification of Invitation to Submit a Full Application: May 1, 2017
• Early Deadline: May 30, 2017
• Late Deadline: June 15, 2017

GUIDELINES:

• MOFFOM offers grants to selected feature length documentary films in production and post-production
• A film over 70 min in length is considered a feature length film
• We do not consider proposals for fiction films, docu-dramas, student projects, or outreach campaigns
• Applicants must be 18 years or older
• A fiscal sponsor is required to receive funding. The Denver Film Society offers a fiscal sponsorship program, but applicants can select a program of their choice. International applicants may apply but must have a U.S. based fiscal sponsor should a grant be awarded. Grant recipients and their fiscal sponsors will be asked to review and sign a grant agreement and will be asked to submit progress reports on the project

HOW TO APPLY:

Letter of Inquiry (LOI):

The LOI is an online application that filmmakers can submit within a one month period. The LOI should be no more than 2 pages and include the following items:

• Logline: In a few sentences, describe the crux of your film
• Project synopsis
• Amount requested and proposed specific use of the grant
• To date, what support have you received for this project? List all sources of contributions.
• List examples of music you will use in the film, their cost and the name and company of your music supervisor

MOFFOM LOI

Approximately ten applicants will be invited to submit a full application. Finalists’ materials will be reviewed by a panel of industry professionals including composers, music supervisors, producers, etc.

https://www.denverfilm.org/moffom-grant/

[Thank you to Alex Teitz, http://www.femmusic.com, for contributing this article.]

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Creative-In-Residence 2017 Program

Call for Applications: Designers, dancers, chefs, and other creatives: we want you! The DAM is looking for its next creative-in-residence to work alongside staff and visitors May through August 2017.

Apply by Noon, April 7, 2017.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Through this series, local creatives from a variety of disciplines push the notions of what a museum can be—for visitors, for the creative community and for the institution itself. Things will get wildly creative and maybe a little messy too!

Get the latest updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram—use the hashtag #creativeinresidence.

PREVIOUS CREATIVES-IN-RESIDENCE

The Denver Art Museum received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to produce a series of creative-in-residence programs from March 2015–May 2016. These creatives have included a composer, a conceptual artist, a floral artist, and a hip hop group with each residency providing unexpected, surprising, and playful experiences. Download our recently released report (PDF) to discover more about this two-year project exploring how the art museum can work in collaboration with the local creative community to transform visitor experiences.

http://denverartmuseum.org/programs/creative-residence?

[Thank you to Alex Teitz, http://www.femmusic.com, for contributing this article.]

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