Grants & Open Calls
Open Call

Visura Multimedia Grant 2016

A $5000 grant to recognize and provide support to filmmakers, photographers, media producers and documentarians. 
Accepting submissions: April 14 to May 27, 2016


Katie Elmore
co-Founder and President
Wise Entertainment

Katie Elmore Mota is an Emmy-nominated producer, writer, and director who was recently named one of the National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Women in Entertainment in 2016. She is the founder and co-president of Wise Entertainment and served... read on

Joanna Milter
Director of Photography
The New Yorker

Joanna Milter has been the director of photography at  The New Yorker  since 2015. She was previously part of the award-winning photography department at  The New York Times Magazine  where she worked for eleven years. 

Louis Foglia
CNN & Star Crossed Pictures

Louis Foglia is an Emmy-winning writer and producer specializing in news, sports, and documentary features. He’s a frequent contributor to CNN, Bloomberg, NFL Network, and MTV. In 2015, he collaborated with photographer Mary Ellen Mark on a mixed... read on

Sudhanshu Malhotra
Multimedia Editor
Greenpeace International

Sudhanshu  Malhotra is the Multimedia Editor, Asia Pacific at Greenpeace. His work is focused around social and environmental themes. Currently based out of Hong Kong.   

Noah Lerner
Associate Creative Director

Noah is the Associate Creative Director, Long Form Content and Shoot Production at HBO. Previously, he was the Senior Writer and Producer at HBO for 17 years. Noah founded Fat Lenny Productions with Mike Novak in 2004. In addition to his... read on

Adriana Teresa Letorney
Founder /
| Cofounder / Scout Film Festival

Adriana Teresa Letorney is a journalist, visual editor, and media entrepreneur based between Vermont and New York.   She is the Founder & Executive Director of FotoVisura Inc (FV Inc), a tech and media company primarily responsible for... read on

Scott Thode
director of residency program

  Scott Thode, Editorial Director Scott Thode is an independent curator, editor and photographer. He has co-curated numerous exhibitions with Kathy Ryan, including at  Look3 Festival of the Photograph , The School of Visual Arts... read on

James Wellford
Photo Editor
National Geographic

James Wellford is currently a Senior Photo Editor for Global Issues at National Geographic in Washington, DC. In the course of his career he has been the Editorial Director at Visura and a contributing photo editor at Foreign Policy,... read on