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Applications for the CANON-UPFI Student Filmmaker Grant Program are open!

UPFI in partnership with CANON Philippines launched  the Student Filmmakers grant initiative that will support thesis films by loaning a CANON digital camera package to selected thesis proposals.

Purpose of the Grants: To assist worthy film students in completing their student thesis films after other means of fundraising has been exhausted.

Eligibility: The grant is open to Film 199 and Film 200 UPFI students who will be producing their thesis films.

APPLYING FOR THE CANON-UPFI STUDENT FILMMAKER GRANT PROGRAM:

To submit your thesis project for consideration for the grant program, submit a proposal that includes the following requirements:         

REQUIREMENTS:

For FILM  199 STUDENTS:

  • Cover letter describing synopsis, genre and the status of your production
  • Desired format and short bio about yourself
  • Shooting location
  • Shooting schedule
  • Copy of Film 199 thesis proposal
  • Production Budget
  • Names of key people in your thesis production
  • Must demonstrate financial need and must present proof of financial need. Students from disadvantaged background will be given extra consideration.

FOR FILM 200 STUDENTS:

  • Cover letter describing synopsis, genre and the status of your production
  • Desired format and short bio about yourself
  • Production Budget: Film 200 Students must present current expenditure and cost to complete film + shooting/post schedule
  • Names of key people in your thesis production
  • Shooting location
  • Shooting schedule
  • Final script for Film 200 students
  • Film 200 adviser’s letter of support
  • Must demonstrate financial need and must present proof of financial need. Students from disadvantaged background will be given extra consideration.

DEADLINE of Application Procedure: Students must submit all materials on or before DEC. 1, 2017


Download this file for complete details: 2017 Canon – UPFI Student Filmmakers Grant