2021 Minnesota Film, Video and Digital Grants Announced
The Jerome Foundation Board of Directors authorized 8 grants and 5 finalist awards totaling $168,000 to early career filmmakers in Minnesota, based on the recommendations of the Minnesota Film, Video and Digital Grant Program Review Panel.
This program supports two tracks:
connected to the creation of new narrative, documentary, experimental or animated works in film, video or digital formats.
for early career filmmakers to engage in self-designed mentorship with experienced directors and further their filmmaking craft and/or professional skills while working on a specific film, video or digital production project.
Of the 39 applications submitted for production grants, four production grants of $30,000 each were authorized to:
Eleven applications were submitted in this first round of the artist development program. Four grants of $7,000 each were authorized to:
Three finalists were awarded $5,000 each for their productions:
Two finalists were awarded $2,500 each for their artist development activities:
Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Jerome Foundation examines its grantmaking through an equity, diversity and inclusivity lens to ensure our commitment to EDI is realized in action in every dimension of the organization. The demographics we are attentive to include race, gender, sexuality, generation and physical ability.