Roy W. Dean Film Grant (Deadline to Apply 6/30/19)

Celebrating its 27th year, the Roy W. Dean Film Grant is awarded to a unique film that contributes to society. The winner will receive $3,500 cash and $30,000 in film production services to shoot and finish their project. Deadline for submission is 6/30/2019.

Every filmmaker receives a free consultation on their project. Sponsored by top-rated nonprofit From the Heart Productions, each applicant receives a 15-minute consultation offering advice on funding, improving, or completing their film. The Roy W. Dean Grant is open to documentaries, short films, features, or web series. Students can apply as well. Projects must be budgeted under $500K.

The $3,500 cash prize is supplemented by donations such as music composed by Jeff Alan, a $1,295 scholarship from Writers Boot Camp, 20% discount on color correction services from Sam Dlugach, $600 for your Free Closed Captioning by NetCaptioning, and much more from many heartfelt donors.

Filmmakers can apply for the grant at