Austin Film Society Grant - Application for Short Films

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General Information

Please note that this application, with a deadline of October 8, 2020, is for short film projects only. The 2020 application cycle for feature projects has already passed and will return in 2021. PLEASE NOTE: the deadline to apply for the Harrison McClure Endowed Film Fund as been extended to Thursday, October 15, 2020. 

Before you begin the application process, please download and read the Application Instructions and Tip Sheet in its entirety. 

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Project Information

Are you also applying for any of these In Kind Grants? See instructions for more details.

File Uploads

  • Each attachment must be submitted as a PDF file. No exceptions.
  • Use the following naming convention for each PDF : Project Name_Last Name_Attachment Name.pdf
  • Individual PDF files should not exceed 4MB. 

Video Sample

Please note that we are no longer accepting DVDs. Work samples can be no longer than 6 minutes. If you would like to submit a full film or more video material in additional to your 6 minute sample, you may include a second sample in the "Additional Supporting Video Material" field below. You must include a password protected link with your video samples (all samples in one timeline, so one link per project).

Naming convention for video samples: In "Advanced Options"> "Custom URL" you can create a custom URL for your video file. Please use the following naming convention: /NameOfFilm_AFS2016: For example:

You may submit more film work as additional support material. This additional material does not have a time limit and can be a full feature film or short. Include a link to this material below.