Finance Roundtable

Learn the tricks of the trade for financing your next documentary from public and private grant funding agencies. What are funders looking for and how do their programs work? You will find some helpful tips about how to write a successful proposal from some of the key organizations in the country. Filmmakers will also share their experiences navigating through the grant world.

Betsy McLane (Moderator), Director of Emeritus of International Documentary Association
Jon Else, Filmmaker/Professor
Ruby Lerner, Creative Capital
Michael Shirley, National Endowment for the Humanities
Lios Vossen, Independent Television Service
Diane Weyermann, Soros Documentary Fund of the Open Society Institute
Cleo Wilson, Playboy Foundation


Betsy McLane
Jon Else
Michael Shirley
Lois Vossen
Cleo Wilson
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