Grant Guidelines

2020-2021 GUIDELINES



MFA Director, who will advance to candidacy in 2020-2021
The Sloan grant for directors is to provide funding support specifically for the production of the recipient’s thesis film.


Feature Film Scripts, Television Pilots and Thesis Films (shorts or features)


1 Production Thesis Films ($30,000 each)


Saturday, October 10, 2020  Mandatory Sloan Film Grant Colloquium via Zoom
Sunday, November 1, 2020  Deadline for Applicants’ one-page Pitches 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020  Finalists Selected 
Monday, February 1, 2021  Deadline to match Finalists with Science Mentor 
Friday, March 12, 2021  PRODUCTION Finalists scripts due with Science Mentor Letter 
Monday, April 12, 2021  PRODUCTION winners announced. 
Monday, August 8, 2022  Final winning Production Films submitted to the Sloan Foundation