Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is now accepting applications for the 2020 Garrett Scott Documentary Development Gant. This grant will fund two first time documentary directors for travel and accommodations while attending the four-day event April 2-5, 2020.
During the festival, grant recipients, will be given access to films, discussions and more importantly mentorships. Recipients will also present a 5 to 10-minute sample of their works-in-progress at the festival.
The Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant was founded in 2007, by friends, family, and colleagues of Garrett Scott. Scott was a documentary filmmaker who had no formal training yet made a lasting impact on documentary film before his tragic passing at age 37 due to a heart attack.
The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is one of 45 film festivals in the United States where festival winners are eligible to submit their film to the Academy for Oscar consideration. Previous grant recipients have achieved major accolades in prestigious festivals such as Sundance, SXSW, and Tribeca.
Applications for the grant closes at 11pm PST, on Monday, February 3, 2020 and is only opened to United States Citizens who are first-time directors.
To apply for The Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant visit Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’s website.