Grants

Hamptons International Film Festival

To commission and spotlight science and technology films and develop science and technology screenplays into production

  • Amount $186,467
  • City East Hampton, NY
  • Investigator Anne Chaisson
  • Year 2013
  • Program Public Understanding
  • Sub-program Film

This grant provides one year of continued support to the Hamptons International Film Festival for a variety of interconnected activities to promote the development, production, and distribution of accurate, high-quality science themed screenplays and feature films. Supported activities include a feature film prize given to the best science-themed film submitted to the Festival; an accompanying panel and reception; a five-day screenwriters’ lab to assist writers with screenplays in development; a series of screenings of science-themed works in and around New York City; and a production grant to assist with the promotion of a high-quality science-themed film.

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