The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Grant Application


NOTE: Only online applications will be accepted.

* All fields are required, unless otherwise noted.

    * First Name:
    * Last Name:
    Co-Applicant First Name:
    Co-Applicant Last Name:
    * Date of Birth:

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    College/University (if applicable):
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    * 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.