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Durga Entertainment Awards Filmmaker Grant

Sep 24, 2015   //   by Shayna D   //   Blog  //  No Comments

We were thrilled to join our friends from Durga Entertainment as they presented the second annual Durga Entertainment Filmmaker Grant to writer/director Olivia Newman during the opening reception of IFP Film Week.  The award, presented in conjunction with IFP (Independent Film Project), supports independent filmmakers who are balancing their careers with parenthood.  We are honored to continue working with partners who support female creatives.

Read more in The Hollywood Reporter: Olivia Newman Awarded Durga Filmmaker Grant

 

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(L to R) Shayna (The Diva Lounge), Alannah Rafferty (Durga), Kishori Rajan (Durga), Olivia Newman (grant recipient), Joana Vicente (IFP), Sean McManus (IFP), Ritu Singh-Pande (Founder, Durga)

 Photo Credit: Kelsey C. Doyle

Durga Entertainment Offers Filmmaker Grant

Jul 20, 2014   //   by Shayna D   //   Blog, Diva Lifestyle  //  No Comments

Our friends at Durga Entertainment have partnered with IFP (Independent Filmmaker Project) to offer a $20,000 grant for filmmakers.  The announcement reads:

In a joint effort to recognize the importance of career and creative sustainability, IFP and Durga Entertainment have partnered on a new $20,000 filmmaker grant for an alumnus of IFP.
 
The grant is intended  for active, working filmmakers who are also balancing a filmmaking career with parenting. The grant provides a $20,000 unrestricted prize to encourage the recipient to continue on her or his career path of making quality independent films. American directors or screenwriters working in narrative film who have participated in the IFP Filmmaker Labs or IFP Independent Film Week’s Emerging Storytellers or No-Borders International Co-Production market are encouraged to apply by the deadline of August 8, 2014.

For more information about the grant and details on how to apply, click HERE

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