Application process begins June 1, 2018 and deadline is August 1, 2018. Grants will be issued on August 15, 2018. Films are due by August 1, 2019.
Application deadline: Applications and supporting material must be mailed to MFA at the address below postmarked on or before August 1, 2018 or emailed.
Applications received via e-mail will be accepted and are encouraged.
Funds available: The MFA board of directors will offer a maximum of $2,500 for each project. Projects requiring less than $2,500 will also be considered. The first portion of the grant will be awarded no later than August 15.
FEST WAIVERS: Festival partners that provide waivers to grant recipients include: Oxford Film Festival, Crossroads Film Festival, AfterGlow Film Festival, Sun & Sand Film Festival, Rails to Reels Film Festival, Festival South Film Expo, Clarksdale Film Festival and It’s About You Film Festival.
Overall purpose: To help develop emerging Mississippi film and video artists as the next generation of Mississippi’s legacy of storytelling.
Project deadline: All funded projects must be completed by August 1, 2019 or an extension must be requested by July 1, 2019. The filmmaker must send a digital file or three DVD copies of the completed project by the deadline to MFA as part of the project completion proof.
Contact and mailing address:
Mississippi Film Alliance
25 CR 302
Oxford, MS 38655
For paypal only: firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2018 application will be available May 1, 2018.