Roy W. Dean Film Grant Fall Applications Open

Posted on: Friday - Jul 20, 2018

Applications are now being accepted for the fall Roy W. Dean Film Grant. The winner receives $3,000 cash, $30,000 in film services to shoot and finish their project, including a film score! Grant seeks films that are unique and contribute to society. Projects can be documentaries, short films, features, or web series.  Deadline for submission is September 30th, 2018.

Award-winning composer David Raiklen will give the grant recipient $15,000 in theme music and score for their project.  David provided music for the Emmy award and Roy W. Dean Grant winning documentary “Mia: A Dancer’s Journey”.  Emmy award winner Charlie Canfield will donate $6,000 in animation services to the winner.

Other prizes include a hard drive from G-Technology, one week DSLR camera package rental from Birns & Sawyer, and $500 in expendables from Filmtools, and much more from many heartfelt donors 

Unique to this grant is each applicant for the grant receives a consultation on their project from a member of the non-profit From The Heart Productions which sponsors the grant.  

You can apply for the grant at  


For more information, please email or call 805-984-0098