Roy W. Dean Summer Grant: Deadline June 30th

Roy W. Dean Summer Grant: DEADLINE JUNE 30TH, $3,500 Cash Plus Donated Services

Filmmakers can apply at

Prize includes:

    • $500 Britt Penrod Award to a film that is unique and that makes an exceptional contribution to society.
    • $1295.00 Scholarship to Writers Boot Camp, applicable to Online or live Professional Membership sessions
    • $500 in grip, lighting or expendables from Filmtools
    • Jeff Alan from Alan Audio Works writes original music and gives sound mix at a major discount.
    • $1200.00 for one consultation a month from Carole Dean on financing your film
    • Free consultation, marketing material creation, design, and marketing strategizing for solicitation of distribution from Smart Girls Productions.
    • 30% Discount by Jerry Deaton for Music Post Production Services at AudioKut
    • $750 in Grant Writing Services from Karen Everett of New Doc Editing.  Karen is contributing 50% off her company’s services, up to 6 hours. (At $250/hour, this is the equivalent of a $750 donation.) [email protected]
    • 6 months membership to Documentors with full access to fund raising materials
    • 40% discount on printed materials ( Postcards, Posters, Press kits, Business cards, etc.) from Copymat, Hollywood.
    • $110.00 Session for free from Breianne Pryse to clear and strengthen energy, get clarity and dissolve blocks
    • Contact our insurance agent Debbie West at MovieInsure for excellent prices on all film insurance needs.


What sets apart the Roy W. Dean Film Grants from other grants is that every applicant has the opportunity to receive a 15-minute consultation on their film.  Filmmakers can get advice on how to find funding, build up a database of donors or investors, market their film, and more.

“Wow! This was one of the most valuable conversations I’ve had about getting a short film produced. So much insight and support: really incredible!” Andrew Jonathan Smith

For more information on the grant, please email [email protected] or call 805-984-0098


    • Summer Grant Application, Deadline: June 30th
    • Fall Grant Application, Deadline: October 31st
    • Carole Dorothy Joyce Grant, Deadline: November 30th