New workshop at the Film Center: GRANTWRITING FOR FILM

The Northwest Film Center School of Film announces an upcoming workshop for filmmakers:


Taught by Courtney Hermann
Register now 

Develop the components needed for a competitive grant application.

Topics: how to prepare a one-page treatment, artist statement, budget, and filmography; tips for selecting and preparing work samples and reels; traits of an effective promotional video; see and discuss samples, then bring what you’re working on to the second class meeting for feedback and critique.

Upcoming grant deadlines are: Women in Film Vision Grants, July 31; RACC Projects Grants, August  7; and Oregon Media Arts Fellowships, October 1.

About the instructor:

COURTNEY HERMANN is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose films have won grant funding from The Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media, Native American Public Telecommunications, “POV”/American Documentary (CPB), The Playboy Foundation, The Seventh Generation Fund, and other sources, including multiple highly successful Kickstarter campaigns. Among her recent films are STANDING SILENT NATION, chronicling the Lakota Indians’ struggle against the US Drug Enforcement Administration, which screened on PBS’s “POV” series, and EXOTIC WORLD AND THE BURLESQUE REVIVAL, about the last days of an old Route 66 roadside attraction. Holding an MFA in Film from Columbia College, she has an extensive background as an educator, including a decade-long stint with the Art Institute of Portland’s Digital Film and Video Program.

Course details:

THURSDAYS, JUN 20 & 27, 6:30-9:30 PM
2 Sessions
Tuition: $65.00

Northwest Film Center School of Film – 934 SW Salmon Street, Portland, OR (Corner of 10th & Salmon)
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The Northwest Film Center’s SCHOOL OF FILM, one of the largest community-based film arts programs in the country, offers the Northwest’s most comprehensive curriculum in media production and appreciation. Since its founding in 1972, the School has helped thousands of individuals to find and cultivate their personal voices as storytellers and to help create community around cinema’s potential to advance cultural understanding, reflect the human experience, and fuel social change. 

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