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Need: Need for funds for making videos

I am a woman video maker from India. I have made various short videos for Women Aloud For Video Blogging (WAVE) on various social issues. I want to continue making videos to present my community before the world but unfortunately do not have funds. Is it possible for me to have some kind of sponsorship for my work?
Moushumi Basu


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Funding ideas

Dear Moushumi Basu,

Here are some grants and awards that may be helpful for you:

POV Diverse Voices Project:
POV is seeking to support emerging filmmakers through our Diverse Voices Project (DVP), a co-production fund supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. POV values exemplary storytelling, well crafted aesthetics, compelling characters and real-life drama shaped by the unique perspective of a filmmaker with something to say to a large audience. POV believes in presenting works that reflect experiences not commonly represented on television, offer a springboard for discussion and provide a deeper understanding of the world we live in.

accepts proposals on an ongoing basis for production funding for projects that do not fit within the parameters of its standing initiatives (Open Call, LINCS and DDF), including limited series. ITVS also accepts proposals on an ongoing basis for projects in all genres in need of research and development funding. Examples of funding requests might include travel, research, script development or development of a fundraising reel.

Creative Capital
Acts as a catalyst for the development of adventurous and imaginative ideas by supporting artists who pursue innovation in form and/or content in the performing and visual arts, film and video, and in emerging fields. We are committed to working in partnership with the artists whom we fund, providing advisory services and professional development assistance along with multi-faceted financial aid and promotional support throughout the life of each Creative Capital project.

Center for Independent Documentaries:
Seeking proposals on an ongoing basis from independent producers for the production of documentaries on contemporary issues. Projects with which CID collaborates are eligible to receive a variety of services and resources.

is a production sponsorship program to support documentary film as a turning point of art and activism, journalism and history. Award provides funding and resources for complete production, post-production, and theatrical distribution to the selected documentary proposal.

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