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Grantwriting Workshop
60 min., English
FREE WORKSHOP w/LIMITED SEATING- RSVP by Adding to Cart Michael Thielvoldt, Program Manager of Filmmaker Resources at the Austin Film Society, is hosting a grant-writing workshop for filmmakers. This workshop looks at the AFS Grant, an annual film fund specifically for Texas filmmakers, to illustrate how to build a quality grant application, explore how grant reviewers evaluate applicant projects, and provide other best practices recommendations that can be universally applied to your grant writing.
Michael Thielvoldt

Michael Thielvoldt
Michael Thielvoldt is the Program Manager of Filmmaker Resources at the Austin Film Society where he works directly with filmmakers through various support programs, oversees management of the AFS Grant, and writes and reports for the organization’s federal, state, and municipal grants. Michael is a former film professor and film festival programmer. During his time as a film programmer at Other Worlds Austin Film Festival, he helped introduce and manage the Dan O’Bannon Filmmaker Award, a production grant for Texas filmmakers working on science fiction film projects.