Artist Development

SFFS / Hearst Screenwriting Grant

This grant has been discontinued but has helped to fund a variety of remarkable projects. See past winners here.

The SFFS / Hearst Screenwriting Grant was given to mid-career screenwriters who had been a practicing writers for at least five years and who had previously written a minimum of one feature screenplay. The grant was open to writers residing in the United States whose projects expressed both unique personal perspectives and artistic approaches to subject. Priority was given to writers whose previous short or feature screenplays had been produced as independent films.

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