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Funding for Documentaries

09/15/2010
Tips & Resources, Video

What funding opportunities are there for documentary filmmakers?

Sandra Ruch is a producer and consultant, as well as a Film Expert for the American Documentary Showcase, an international cultural exchange program of the U.S. Department of State.  She regularly serves on juries and expert panels at film festivals and conferences around the world. Ms. Ruch is Director Emeritus of the International Documentary Association, where she served as Executive Director and Publisher of Documentary magazine from 2001 to 2008. Ms. Ruch is also co-founder of DocAngeles: The Los Angeles International Documentary Film Festival (in development).

Sandra has compiled some great documentary resources and strategies for you too:

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