Shaking the Money Tree with Morrie Warshawski: How to get Grants and Donations for your Film Project

Fri, 07/17/2009 - 10:30am
DCTV, 87 Lafayette Street, NYC

Looking for funding can be a competitive, elusive and overwhelming proposition. So here’s your chance to spend one full-day with nationally recognized consultant Morrie Warshawski!

He will dispel his patented, street-savvy, in-the-trenches advice on how to gets grants and donations for independent film projects, making this a must-have for the emerging or experienced filmmaker who has any qualms about fundraising.

This event demystifies the world of donations and grants by including info on:
* Where to find the money
* Ways to approach individuals for donations (houseparties, direct mail, etc.)
* How the internet and social marketing has changed fundraising
* How to get money from foundations and corporations
* Designing your project to make it attractive to funders
* Creating the perfect written grant proposal

About Morrie Warshawski:
Noted writer and media consultant, Warshawski is the former Executive Director of Bay Area Video Coalition and The Media Project, Inc. His clients over the last 30 years include the American Film Institute, National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council, MacArthur Foundation, WGBH-TV, President’s Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and dozens of individual filmmakers. Warshawski has served on numerous grant panels, has written over 500 proposals, and is the author of The Fundraising Houseparty, and Shaking The Money Tree: How To Get Grants And Donations For Film And Video.

Praise for Morrie Warshawski:
"We funders ought to have a preliminary requirement that applicants attend your workshop before submitting their proposals."
- Mary Smith, National Endowment for the Arts

"Your presentation was just terrific. I am truly impressed with the wealth of information, articulately and logically presented in just a few hours time."
- Bill Goetz, Portland, OR

Presented by DCTV & Shooting People

$75 DCTV & Shooting People Members
$100 Partner Organization Members (IFP, CWNY/NYWIFT, NYFVC)
$125 Non-Members

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