Skip to main content

Alfred P. Sloan Producers Grant

Feature Film Producers Worldwide

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation will award one participant of the Film Independent Producing Lab the annual Sloan Producers Grant of $30,000 with which to further develop their project.

To apply for the Sloan Producers Grant, a filmmaker must apply to the Producing Lab and provide a statement on how the project fulfills the mission of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

The applicant must be attached as producer and possess the rights to the script with which they are applying.

* The screenplay should have a scientific, mathematical and/or technological theme and storyline or have a leading character that is a scientist, engineer or mathematician.

At this time, documentaries and science fiction projects are not eligible for the Sloan Producers Grant.

Who Can Apply?

The Producing Lab is open to any producer formally attached to a full-length, fiction feature film with a completed script and director in place.

  • Applicants must control the rights to the project with which they apply.
  • Projects do not need financing in place at the time of application. However, each application must demonstrate serious attention to the film’s budget and articulate the reasoning behind the budget level.
  • Producing partners are welcome to apply as teams and need only submit a single application.
  • International applicants are welcome to apply.
  • Documentary, short film, new media and episodic projects are not eligible to apply.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit the following materials for consideration:

  • A cover letter explaining your interest in the Producing Lab
  • An artist statement detailing why you are attached to produce
  • One complete, feature-length screenplay
  • A logline and synopsis
  • Bios of attached key cast and crew
  • Project status and history
  • Budget top sheet and finance plan
  • Look book (if applicable)
  • Work sample and/or rough cut
     

How to Apply

See Opening Dates and Deadlines, Detailed Project Requirements, Submission Process and Selection Criteria. Click to Apply.

Unlock Full Details with Film Pro Membership
Get Full Access with Film Pro Membership