Outdoor Adventure Film Grant 2020
“Oregon’s Outdoors Are for Everyone”
Oregon’s open spaces and related pursuits are for all Americans and visitors, yet there is a well documented inequity in America that is deeply rooted in our shared cultural history, and as a whole, our outdoor spaces are not equally utilized for a multitude of historical, social and cultural reasons. The OAFG20 - Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone Grant - is aiming to help open up an unfolding and evolving conversation about the future of inclusion in storytelling, both in front of and behind the camera, utilizing Oregon’s outdoor spaces as a backdrop.
The OAFG20 - Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone Grant will invite experienced filmmaker candidates who are able to demonstrate a compelling short film pitch that promises to portray the excitement and rigor of an extreme-action sport or an outdoor adventure pursuit that has the potential to inspire others. The hope is the finished short film will equally illustrate the inspiration of adventure, the triumph of the human spirit, and the distinct possibility that outdoor pursuits can mobilize and empower people to get outside and make their own stories in the great Oregon outdoors.
The $20,000 Grant is being provided by the #OregonMade Creative Foundation in conjunction with Travel Oregon.
Filmmakers from diverse backgrounds and/or stories including diverse subjects are encouraged.
• Applications open 9 AM PST January 27, 2020
• Deadline for applications: 5PM PST, February 21, 2020
• Aiming to notify the winner by March 20, 2020
Projected Delivery Date: Q1 or Q2 2021
Find links to descriptions of previous winning projects here:
"Our Trails Too" (2018)
"Three Sisters, Three Rivers" (2019)