Saturday, August 25, 2018

Links to Success


Deadline October 16, 2018. The program will provide finishing grants for film, television, digital projects and theatrical productions. In addition to being made by, for, or about all who identify as women, projects are eligible if they feature a strong female perspective; and/or include a female director; and/or include a meaningful female producer credit; and/or include a meaningful female writing credit; and/or include a female protagonist(s). Projects must also meet the "Made in NY" criteria as described in the program guidelines. Grants will be given in the following categories (amounts listed are the maximum potential grant):

  1. Fiction Feature (running time of 60 minutes or more) - $50,000
  2. Fiction Short (running time of 59 minutes or less) - $25,000
  3. Fiction Webisode/Webseries (all forms) - $20,000
  4. Documentary Feature (running time of 60 minutes or more) - $50,000
  5. Documentary Short (running time of 59 minutes or less) - $25,000
  6. Documentary Webisodes/Webseries (all lengths and forms) - $20,000
  7. Theatre Production - grant amounts up to $50,000
  8. All projects must be completed by March 31, 2020


The California Documentary Project (CDP) is a competitive grant program that supports the research and development and production stages of film, audio, and digital media projects that seek to document California in all its complexity. Funding is available in three categories:

CDP NEXT GEN Grants up to $15,000. Deadline September 14, 2018. 
Research and Development Grants up to $10,000. Deadline November 1, 2018. 
Production Grants up to $50,000. Deadline November 1, 2018.


Through the program, grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded in support of humanities-based civic conversations; public lectures, conferences, and panel discussions; reading and discussion programs; film and discussion programs; museum exhibitions and related programming; theatrical productions with post- or pre-performance discussions; oral history projects; walking tours; audio projects; film pre-production and distribution; websites; or content-based professional development workshops for teachers. Letters of Intent must be received no later than September 17. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal by October 29, 2018.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Links to Success

Go Figure
An app that dramatically reduces the time to provide a construction proposal to a customer, from over 3 hours to just minutes.  

A publishing and monetization platform that allows podcasters to host, distribute, and monetize content by connecting them with relevant advertisers through their programmatic marketplace.   

Off the Cuff, 
A YouTube channel providing a refreshing look at many of the financial issues facing the United States and the rest of the world.  

idoolocal.coman adventure company that works with local businesses only (no chains!) to create out-of-the-ordinary experiences.