The NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION

The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Grant Application

NOTE: Only online applications will be accepted.

Please Note: Fields with a red * are required


* First Name:
* Last Name:
* Date of Birth:

* Address:

* City:

If applying from USA, select State:

Country:
If outside of USA, enter state:

* Zip Code:
* Phone:

* E-mail Address:
College/University (if applicable):
Major (if applicable):
* In 200 words or less, please explain why you’re inspired to tell a story related to the Italian American experience.
* Please provide a plot synopsis of your film. (200 words or less)
* What type of film do you intend to make? Documentary or narrative? Why does this format best fit the story you’d like to tell? (200 words of less)
* What is the singular theme of your film? (200 words or less)

Note: If you are making a documentary film, please elaborate on the subject(s) of focus, intended interviews, footage to be used, etc., and how each will illuminate said theme. If you are making a narrative film, please elaborate on the characters, tone and mise en scène in regards to your theme.

* How will your film make a positive contribution to the outlook or understanding of the Italian-American experience? (200 words or less)
* What challenges you think you may face throughout the creation of your film? How will you overcome them? (200 words or less)
* Are there any additional details about yourself or your film that you’d like the committee to know? (100 words or less)
* Terms and Conditions:

NIAF and ISDA will display the films on their respective websites and reserve the right to screen the films at NIAF and ISDA events and/or not for profit events. All rights reserved.

By checking this box, I agree to the above terms and conditions.