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St. Paul Neighborhood Network (SPNN)

Fresh Vantage Post - Production Grant

Location: MN — Twin Cities Metro
Type: Grant / Fellowship / Award
Film / Video

Deadline: 04/05/2024

Other Criteria:
Open to artists statewide
Paid opportunity ($15,000)


The Fresh Vantage Post Grant is funded by the RJ Christensen Foundation of the St. Paul & Minnesota Foundation and managed/distributed by the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network. This is a post-production grant to support MN filmmakers from underserved communities to complete a documentary project.

The Fresh Vantage Post Grant offers $15,000 grants to six marginalized emerging filmmakers from Minnesota. This grant funds post-production only.

To qualify for this grant, you must meet all of the following criteria:

Be an emerging filmmaker. Emerging means must have completed some work, but have not achieved a widely known reputation as a filmmaker. It means you have goals to continue on this path to becoming a more established filmmaker.
Be a member of a marginalized community. This includes but is not limited to the following communities: disabled, Black, Indigenous and other communities of color, women, LGBTQ+.
Your project must be entering the post-production phase. Production must be mostly completed by the time of your application.
Be a resident of Minnesota for at least one year. Be a resident of Minnesota for the duration of your film.
You cannot be an SPNN staff member (contractors are okay).