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FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS (FWB) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that is dedicated to empowering the next generation of digital storytellers. FWB filmmaking grants provide funding and support for independent filmmakers to share their stories.  Funds are available for narrative, documentary, experimental, and new media projects in various stages of production.  FWB encourages both novice and experienced filmmakers from around the world to apply for grant funding.  Learn more.

Personal Details:

First Name *

Middle Name *

Last Name *

Citizenship *

Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY) *

Contact Details:

Street Address *

City *

Country *

Postcode *

Telephone *

Skype ID *

Email Address *

Grant Details:

For which application cycle are you applying? *

Which theme does your project address? *

For which project length are you seeking funding? *

For which type of project are you seeking funding? *

For which stage of production are you seeking funding? *

I understand that all projects must be scheduled for completion within 365 days of the application cycle's corresponding deadline. *


Have you completed a Bachelors degree? *Yes, I have completed a Bachelors degreeNo, I haven't completed a Bachelors degree
Where did you complete your Bachelors degree? *
Title of your Bachelors degree *

Have you also completed a graduate degree? *Yes, I have also completed a graduate degreeNo, I haven't completed a graduate degree
If so, please provide the relevant details here:

How many years of filmmaking experience do you have? *

Supporting Materials:

Link to video essay *
Link to portfolio/work samples *
Upload CV/resume (PDF) *
Upload Treatment (PDF) *
Upload Reference Letter (PDF) *
Upload response to Essay Question #1 (PDF) *
Upload response to Essay Question #2 (PDF) *
Upload response to Essay Question #3 (PDF) *
Upload Budget #1 (PDF) *
Upload Budget #2 (PDF) *

Recruitment Info:

How did you hear about FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS? *
Please provide further details: *

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