[artinfo] [UNXposed] Grants of the Chicago Underground Film Festival

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Chicago Underground Film Festival



Deadline: 05/02/02

url: http://www.cuff.org/cufffund.php

Additionalinfo: Underground, experimental and independent film and video
makers are encouraged to apply to the 5th Annual Chicago Underground Film &
Video Completion Fund. Cash grants of between $500 and $2,000 will be
awarded to selected film or video makers for post-production on
works-in-progress that
are in keeping with the festival's mission to promote works that push
boundaries, defy commercial expectations and transcend the mainstream of
independent filmmaking.

The Chicago Underground Film Fund was established five years ago by the
Chicago Underground Film Festival to aid underground and independent film
and video makers who share the festival's maverick spirit and defiant
attitude. To date more than a dozen productions have been completed with
assistance from the Fund including Jon Moritsugu's Scumrock, James
Fotopoulos' Consumed 1-5, Jeff Krulik's Hitler's Hat and Jennifer
Montgomery's Threads of Belonging.

Submissions are being accepted for documentary, experimental, animated or
narrative projects. Proposals for funding for any existing project will be
considered, regardless of length, genre or final exhibition format. Film
projects in 35mm, 16mm or super-8 will be considered as well as all video
formats. Projects in development, pre-production or production will not be

The deadline for this year's submissions is February 5, 2003 and awards will
be announced in May, 2003.