Below is a list of examples that we know will fall within the scope of our funding considerations, however this list is not exhaustive so feel free to propose projects that may not be listed below. We are excited to see applicants whose projects fall outside of the boundaries of our own expectations.
Your application should demonstrate your ability to complete the proposed production project. It is important that you provide materials that can convincingly persuade the selection committee that you are proposing a viable project. This includes your budget, schedule, script, and any other additional pertinent materials or information you can provide. BIG may ask some applicants for additional materials after their initial submission and reserves the right to interview grant applicants as a part of its decision-making process. BIG staff will provide technical training to applicants based on the creator’s needs and staff availability.
Grant recipients cannot be BIG employees, board members or relatives thereof (meaning a spouse, domestic partner, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, grandchild, in-laws, step-parent, step-child, guardian, ward, or member of one’s household). Staff and board members of BIG may not receive payment for any involvement in the production of these grants.
BIG will maintain nonexclusive distribution rights for all projects including on television, social media, public screenings, and through mediums not yet invented, in whole and part. Note these works will fall under the Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND International 4.0 license found here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcode