NFPF 2006 Avant-Garde Masters Grants

From: Jeff Lambert (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Jan 26 2006 - 14:36:03 PST

The National Film Preservation Foundation invites proposals for its "Avant-
Garde Masters" film preservation grant program. Interested archives
must register by March 10, 2006. The final applications are due April 14, 2006

This cash grant, made possible by The Film Foundation, supports the
preservation of a film or films by a single filmmaker or cinematic movement
significant to the development of avant-garde film in America. Works made
in the last twenty years are not eligible. Applications should show how the
proposed titles have made a significant contribution to the American
experimental film movement and why they are in need of preservation.

This grant will fund one or two preservation projects at non-profit
organizations ranging between $20,000 and $50,000. Awards will be
announced in the summer of 2006. The application guidelines are posted
on the NFPF web site,

A list of past grant winners is also located on teh NFPF site.

Jeff Lambert
Assistant Director
National Film Preservation Foundation

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