The National Film Preservation Foundation has invited proposals for its Avant-Garde Masters film preservation grant program. Interested archives should register by March 25 2011. Final applications are due April 29 2011. This cash grant, made possible by The Film Foundation, supports the preservation of a film or films by a single filmmaker or cinematic movement significant to the development of avant-garde film in America. Works made in the last 20 years are not eligible. Grant of between $10,000 and $50,000 will be made to fund several preservation projects. The NFPF will announce award winners in the summer of 2011. The application guidelines are posted on the NFPF web site.
Avant-Garde Masters Film-Preservation Grants
posted February 15, 2011