True/False Film Fest Receives $20,000 Grant
COLUMBIA - The Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded the True/False Film Fest a $20,000 film festival grant.
This is the second time the Columbia documentary film festival received a grant from the Academy. True/False last received a $20,000 grant for its 2010 festival.
True/False will use the funds to support the festival's visiting filmmaker program, SWAMI mentorship program and educational outreach efforts.
The ninth edition of the True/False festival which will offer four days of films, events, panel discussions, parties and a parade is scheduled for March 1-4, 2012.
The Academy awarded $455,000 to 25 film festivals for 2012 across the United States.