ITVS LINCS Funding: Deadline June 18

Posted on June 14, 2010
Looking for film funding? Don’t miss out on LINCS, which provides matching funds up to $100,000 for single non-fiction public television programs on any subject and from any viewpoint, in partnership with a public television station. The deadline for LINCS submissions is Friday, June 18, 2010. Due dates are not postmark deadlines and all materials must arrive at ITVS by 5:00 PM PDT. Find more information about guidelines and how to apply >> Have additional questions about LINCS? Email or call 415-356-8383 x284. Looking for advice on how to create a more compelling proposal? Click on the “continue reading” button below to get some insider tips. Proposal Writing Teleseminar In January, ITVS Senior Programming Manager Richard Saiz gave a teleseminar in collaboration with DocuMentors on how to make an ITVS proposal more competitive. Richard oversees the Open Call, but the advice is good for any of ITVS’s production funding initiatives. Listen to the audio recording >> Beyond the Box blog and the ITVS website are also great resources for application tips. Check out the articles below and learn how you can stick out among the applicants: Ask Programming: Seven Criteria for Your Film Proposal ITVS fields well over 1,000 applications for program funding. In reviewing a documentary proposal, there are seven criteria that ITVS and its peer reviewers consider in their evaluations. Learn the seven criteria >> Inside the Minds of the Panelists ITVS’s Funding Panels are made up of peers in the independent film and public media community. We recently asked them to answer the question, “What do you look for in a successful documentary proposal?” Get insight into the review and decision-making process >> Ask Programming: Seven Tips When Applying for Funding ITVS Programming staff recently contributed to an article for the fundraising bible Shaking the Money Tree by Morrie Warshawski. Here are seven tips for producers when applying for funding from ITVS.

Read the seven tips >>


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