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25 April 2019

Applications now open for 2019 WIF LA Film Finishing Fund

The Women in Film (WIF) Film Finishing Fund gives grants to female filmmakers working in both short and long formats, in all genres. To apply, the filmmaker must have completed 90% of principal photography and have a rough cut at the time of application. You do not need to be a WIF Member to apply, and international submissions are welcome.

Since its inception in 1985, the Film Finishing Fund – run by Women in Film Los Angeles (LA) – has had an impressive track record of selecting recipients that have gone on to achieve distribution and win major awards.

Women in film and TV members receive a discount on the application fee.

For full details, as well as a link to the application, please visit the WIF LA website here.

Application deadlines

Earlybird deadline: Friday 31 May
Regular deadline: Sunday 23 June
Late deadline: Sunday 14 July


The Egg and the Thieving Pie (pictured above) is a short film written and directed by Lola-Blanche Higgins and produced by Reshma Makan, both WFTV (UK) members. The received a grant from the WIF Film Finishing Fund in 2017. Read more about it here.