MFVA Emerging Mississippi Filmmakers Grant Program 2016


Application process begins July 1, 2016.

Application deadline:  Applications and supporting material must be mailed to MFVA at the address below postmarked on or before August 15, 2016 or emailed to with a Paypal payment. 

NEW: Applications received via e-mail will be accepted and are encouraged.

Funds available: The MFVA board of directors will offer a maximum of $2,500 for each project. Projects requiring less than $2,500 will also be considered. The first portion of the grant will be awarded no later than September 1.

Overall purpose:  To help develop emerging Mississippi film and video artists as the next generation of Mississippi’s legacy of storytelling.

Project deadline:  All funded projects must be completed by August 15, 2017 or an extension must be requested by July 15, 2017. The filmmaker must send three DVD copies of the completed project or a digital file by the deadline to MFVA to be showcased in a public screening. 

Contact and mailing address:

Mississippi Film and Video Alliance

P.O. Box 12918
Jackson, MS 39236

For the application, download here. 


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