2020 Preservation Fund
Opens Apr 7 2020 12:00 (MDT)
Deadline Aug 15 2020 23:59 (MDT)
Description

The Sundance Preservation Fund was established to help protect and preserve independent stories, which are vital to both the history of independent storytelling and the heritage of Sundance Institute. The Fund provides grants to support preservation and restoration efforts of Sundance-supported projects and empower independent storytellers with resources to develop a sustainable long-term preservation strategy. Preference is given to projects at risk of loss with urgent preservation needs, as well as artistic, historical, cultural, or educational significance.

Submissions to the Sundance Preservation Fund are accepted year round, with decisions occurring 3-4 times per year.

Dates:Year-round

Size of Grant Pool: 2-5

Award Range: $500–$5,000

Eligibility: 

  • U.S. and international artists

  • Project was supported by Sundance Institute through labs, grants, fellowships, and/or Festival

  • Feature-length and shorts, dramatic and documentary, episodic, and New Frontier projects

  • Clearance from rights holders of project

Categories considered for granting:

  • Preservation consultation

  • Scanning services

  • Restoration and remastering

  • Hardware, migration, upkeep

  • Additional opportunities by nomination

Requisites for Selected Projects

  • Deliverable to the Sundance Collection at UCLA

  • Completed project report

  • Permission to screen restored project, if applicable

  • Credit to Sundance Institute Collection at UCLA

Application should include the following:

Notification

Standard decisions take 2-6 months. Applicants will be notified on a rolling basis.

Terms

Successful applicants must sign an agreement to fulfill the responsibilities and requirements of the grant. 

FAQ

Apply

2020 Preservation Fund


The Sundance Preservation Fund was established to help protect and preserve independent stories, which are vital to both the history of independent storytelling and the heritage of Sundance Institute. The Fund provides grants to support preservation and restoration efforts of Sundance-supported projects and empower independent storytellers with resources to develop a sustainable long-term preservation strategy. Preference is given to projects at risk of loss with urgent preservation needs, as well as artistic, historical, cultural, or educational significance.

Submissions to the Sundance Preservation Fund are accepted year round, with decisions occurring 3-4 times per year.

Dates:Year-round

Size of Grant Pool: 2-5

Award Range: $500–$5,000

Eligibility: 

  • U.S. and international artists

  • Project was supported by Sundance Institute through labs, grants, fellowships, and/or Festival

  • Feature-length and shorts, dramatic and documentary, episodic, and New Frontier projects

  • Clearance from rights holders of project

Categories considered for granting:

  • Preservation consultation

  • Scanning services

  • Restoration and remastering

  • Hardware, migration, upkeep

  • Additional opportunities by nomination

Requisites for Selected Projects

  • Deliverable to the Sundance Collection at UCLA

  • Completed project report

  • Permission to screen restored project, if applicable

  • Credit to Sundance Institute Collection at UCLA

Application should include the following:

Notification

Standard decisions take 2-6 months. Applicants will be notified on a rolling basis.

Terms

Successful applicants must sign an agreement to fulfill the responsibilities and requirements of the grant. 

FAQ

Apply
Opens
Apr 7 2020 12:00 (MDT)
Deadline
Aug 15 2020 23:59 (MDT)