55 – How to Write Your Documentary Film Grant Proposal with Joanna Rabiger
How to Write Your Documentary Grant Proposal
For the documentary filmmaker, obtaining a grant to do one’s film can sometimes feel akin to the quest for the Holy Grail. And so sitting down to actually construct a well-crafted documentary grant proposal can sometimes feel too overwhelming or intimidating a task. Which is why this episode is for you, #DocLifer!
We’ve started off TDL 3.0 with a bang, tackling a subject that is often talked about but little is actually known about: the mysterious world of the documentary film proposal.
Understandably so, many #DocLifers have reached out to us, requesting a show on this topic… which is why we’ve patiently been waiting for schedules to align to have a conversation with one of the industry’s leading documentary grant proposal writers around, Joanna Rabiger.
The importance of the grant proposal teaser or 10 min cut
Why not to write your proposal like a university thesis
The people awarding the grants are often doc filmmakers themselves
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