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Statewide – Roy W. Dean Film Grant Fall 2020 – Oct 31 deadline – fee

Created to help independent filmmakers get their films started or completed, the final Roy W. Dean Grant of 2020 is now open for applications.  Grant winner will receive $3,000 cash as well as approximately $28,000 more in film goods and production services.


Founded in 1993 by  Carole Dean, President of top rated non-profit  From the Heart Productions, the Roy W. Dean Grant is awarded to filmmakers with a unique film that makes a contribution to society.  It is open to documentaries, features, short films and web series budgeted under $500K.  Students are welcome to apply. 


Every filmmaker that applies receives a free consultation on their project


The $3,000 cash prize is supplemented by donations from companies and individuals that support independent filmmakers.  This includes a

$15,000.00 in original music written by well-known composer David Raiklen (Exclusive of recording costs), $1,620.00 for one consultation a month from Carole Dean on financing your film30% Discount by Jerry Deaton for Music Post Production Services at AudioKut $600 in closed captioning from NetCaptioning, and much more from heartfelt donors.  


You can apply for the grant at http://fromtheheartproductions.com/grant-application-form/.  


For more information, please email info@fromtheheartproductions.com or call 805-984-0098