Open Frame Film Grants

Film Grants Up to $150 Now Available

A grant of up to $150 for assistance in creating your film for the Open Frame Film Festival are now available and will be awarded to 10 applicants who meet the following guidelines.

  • A maximum of 30% of your grant budget is to be used for food services ($50 for a $150 grant).
  • All additional funds should be used for film, props, equipment rental, location fees, costume rental, etc.
To apply for the grant submit the following by email to Steven Pustay ( on or before March 7th, 2016.

Your application should include your name, email address, contact phone number and a word processed document not to exceed 3 pages in length that includes:

An artistic vision, 

Statements about the project's unique merits

A tentative production schedule

Tentative storyboards 

Tentative crew members (who have indicated interest) 

Strategies for recruiting talent and crew

Tentative locations for filming

A list of other producers or collaborators.