The TFI/ESPN Future Filmmaker Prize is now open for submissions! It awards media makers, currently pursuing master’s degrees, who are creating short-form documentaries that highlight the exceptionally creative work of an athletic community or organization working towards solving social issues. The prize aims to spotlight aspiring media makers producing creative, story-driven films that focus on issues of social importance through the lens of sports, athletics, or competition.
Each filmmaker will receive a grant of $25,000 to use towards the development, production, or post-production of their film. In addition to financial support, grantees will receive curated professional guidance and mentorship through a workshop led by TFI and select industry leaders.
In order to qualify for the TFI/ESPN Future Filmmaker Prize, applicants must comply with ALL Rules and Eligibility Requirements.
Submissions Open - May 16, 2016
Submissions Close - August 16, 2016
There is no entry fee to apply for the TFI/ESPN Future Filmmaker Prize.