OregonMade Creative Foundation & Travel Oregon Team Up To Offer “Winter Season Grant”



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Oregon’s Magical Winter Season Grant 

The $15,000 “Winter Season Grant” is being provided by the OregonMade Creative Foundation and in conjunction with Travel Oregon  to create a short film series of moving “postcard stories” that will captivate and encourage people to experience the winter season for themselves. The purpose of this grant is to support local content creators who are producing high-quality, innovative multimedia content about Oregon that inspires travel to or around the state.
About The Grant:
What do you find magical about Oregon’s winter season? Winter brings opportunity for outdoor adventures, ranging from peaceful to thrilling.
The successful, original pitch will interpret the aspects of Oregon’s winter season and serve to inspire.  The winning pitch will show, not tell, what (some consider to be) the state’s “secret season”  – winter – in a whole new way.   Your short film series of moving “postcard stories” will captivate and encourage people to experience the winter season for themselves.The applicant will be expected to create a series of two or more short moving “postcard stories” that will reveal a compelling story of what makes winter in Oregon magical.Remember, a postcard can be almost anything, so be creative and inspirational.

Oregon’s Winter Season –November through April

About The Pitch:
What do you find magical about Oregon’s winter season? Do you have a unique activity or place you visit when the crowds have left?  How is it different from other Oregon seasons? Does the cold of winter inspire intense and dynamic activity, or is it blazing with warm possibilities?  The successful short series of moving postcards will tell a story(s) that will ably inspire, or excite viewers to take a fresh look at Oregon’s winter season.

About The Applicant:
You are an established or emerging Oregon resident filmmaker who is able to demonstrate that you can produce a compelling short film series in the timeframe allowed. The short film series you create will portray Oregon’s winter season in a favorable way, inspiring others to experience it for themselves

Timeline:
Deadline for applications: November 2, 2018, 5pm
Expected Winner Announced: November 28, 2018
Target Delivery Date: April 2019
Find out more here.
Application Guidelines & Information:HERE
Application Cover Sheet:HERE.
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