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Grant Writing Essentials - Covid Focus

Monday, August 10
6:00 PM— 8:00 PM

This introductory workshop will demystify the grant writing process for Media Artists seeking funding to support for their projects in film, video, audio, digital and/or new media. During this two-hour session, the instructor will provide a general overview of the funding programs available for media artists, break down the main components of a grant proposal, and cover tips and best practices for writing a successful grant application in the current climate of COVID-19. The instructor will also reveal the single most important thing applicants should consider when writing their first or second grant application!

Charles Street Video
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This introductory workshop will demystify the grant writing process for Media Artists seeking funding to support for their projects in film, video, audio, digital and/or new media. During this two-hour session, the instructor will provide a general overview of the funding programs available for media artists, break down the main components of a grant proposal, and cover tips and best practices for writing a successful grant application in the current climate of COVID-19. The instructor will also reveal the single most important thing applicants should consider when writing their first or second grant application!

  • maximum capacity: 12
  • 2 hours of instruction

Instructor: Maya Bedward

Maya Bedward is a filmmaker, arts administrator and media arts educator based in Toronto. For six years, she worked at the Ontario Arts Council, providing program information and grant writing support to artists and arts professionals. In 2012, she launched her production company, Third Culture Media with support from the Michaëlle Jean Foundation. Her films have screened at festivals across North America and Europe and sold to Air Canada and the CBC. Maya is currently in development on her first feature, BLACK ZOMBIE, a documentary about slavery, resistance and the living dead.