Congratulations to Our 2021 Microgrant Semi-Finalists!

The following projects will be judged by an esteemed panel of industry professionals. Final selections will be made by August 1st, 2021. We will announce the 10 microgrant recipients on August 2nd.

Thank you to all the applicants for sharing your work with us.

Production Costs

Jeanette Bonner, #single Podcast

Kendra Monet Brown, Where I Begin

Stephanie Choriatis, Bloomers

Chantal Demorial, Dive-Ins

Khaya Fraites, Multi-Hyphenates

Alexandra Kumala, The Prayer

Leah Loftin, Scrap

Claudia Murdoch, Bird Woman

Tanis Parenteau, Skype Call Protest

Alanah Rafferty, FRAUD

Catriona Rubenis-Stevens, Commercial Portfolio

Imran Siddiquee, The Difference Between Us

Cristina Spina, I have considered the lilies

Amy Tiong, Delivery

Kwihae Takae Yang, My Awkward Relationship with the Nations

Post-Production Costs

Desiree Abeyta, Anne

Arielle Friedman & Lucy Blumenfield, Immutable Uncertainties

Miranda Plant, Black Opera

Caralene Robinson, Ms/Manage

Shubhangi Shekhar, AmeriGirl

Festival or Competition Fees

Alia Azamat Ashkenazi, Esther’s Choice

Michelle Beck, The Snakes

Emily Bennett, Alone With You

Rachel Bozich, The American Virus

Apolla Echino, Hard Labor

Laura Sampson Hemingway, NOLO CONTENDERE

Film Education or Training

Priya Karki, Television Writing


DeAngela Napier, Camera Equipment