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Grant Writing Basics Master Class

IDA Offices, 3470 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 980, Los Angeles CA 90010

Join us for a revealing Grant Writing Basics Master Class with IDA’s Program Officer, Dana Merwin, who will provide funder insight that will help you write a stronger grant application. In addition to breaking down the do’s and don'ts of grant writing, Dana will also present a case study with IDA Documentary Enterprise Fund grantee, producer, and director, Assia Boundaoui of The Feeling of Being Watched.

As a special feature of this class, Dana will workshop the logline and synopsis of up to 5 projects. Producers are welcome to apply with their examples, which will be selected before the class. (Details will be sent to you upon registration.)

Topics covered will include:

This class is ideal for:

  • Anyone submitting a grant application for the first time

  • Filmmakers interested in submitting to the IDA Enterprise and Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund

  • Advanced filmmakers looking to refresh and update their grant writing