Tag: grant applications



Register Now | Film Pitches and Grant Applications: What Funders Really Want to Know, and Why

April 21 online workshop will provide an overview for early and mid-career filmmakers and media artists wishing to improve their fundraising skills. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to present “Film Pitches and Grant Applications: What Funders Really Want to Know, and Why” for early and mid-career filmmakers and media artists on Tuesday,…

How to Create a Performing Arts Video Work Sample, Part 3: Crafting the Sample

Editing footage and presenting your video Part Two in this series (“Plan, Then Shoot”) was about filming your performance. Now, let’s talk about how to package and polish that footage as a work sample. Editing “Curtain shots are death” — Ethany Uttech, Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC)  “An electric, pin-drop moment onstage might be completely devoid…

How to Create a Performing Arts Video Work Sample (Part 1 of 3): Your Video Is an Artifact

Questions to ask: How’s it watched? What’s it for? A video work sample is a tool you should probably have if you create work in the performing arts. Many grant applications and festival submissions require it, and even if they don’t, your application still may need one in order to be competitive. Take a look…

The Business of Art: On Grant Applications

Writing Between the Lines When it comes to writing about their work, many artists have the same complaint: if I could write it, I wouldn’t need to paint/compose/perform it! Writing about your work can be difficult, and doing so in the context of asking for money can be even more intimidating, but when you find…