Cinereach Disburses $350,000 in Grants

Cinereach has completed its second grant cycle for 2011 by awarding $350,000 to 17 projects, 14 of which are documentaries.”This grant cycle marks a major milestone for Cinereach as it includes our 100th supported film. It comes at a time of new beginnings as we evolve by building on the experience of our first five years. Our grantees continue to confound expectations and resonate with audiences. We remain committed to our belief in film as a significant force in shaping global culture.”For this Cinereach grant cycle, more than 1000 applications were submitted from filmmakers based in more than 70 countries. Ten of the films selected for grants are receiving Cinereach support for the first time, while seven are past grantees being awarded additional support.

Cinereach has completed its second grant cycle for 2011 by awarding $350,000 to 17 projects, 14 of which are documentaries.”This grant cycle marks a major milestone for Cinereach as it includes our 100th supported film. It comes at a time of new beginnings as we evolve by building on the experience of our first five years. Our grantees continue to confound expectations and resonate with audiences. We remain committed to our belief in film as a significant force in shaping global culture.”For this Cinereach grant cycle, more than 1000 applications were submitted from filmmakers based in more than 70 countries. Ten of the films selected for grants are receiving Cinereach support for the first time, while seven are past grantees being awarded additional support.Since 2006, Cinereach, the not-for-profit film production company and foundation, has disbursed close to $5 million in grant funds to more than 100 projects which reflect the integration of engaging storytelling, visual artistry and vital subject matter. Created and led by young philanthropists, entrepreneurs and filmmakers, the Cinereach programs include grants and awards, Reach Film Fellowship and Productions and partnerships with the Sundance Institute and others.

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Cinereach Disburses $350,000 in Grants