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Scout Film Festival 2022 Emerging Filmmakers Grant - Aged 18 and Under

An opportunity for emerging filmmakers worldwide aged 18 and under to receive $5,000 cash for the completion of a new short film project or work in progress. For the fourth year, this grant is sponsored by American director and screenwriter Colin Trevorrow, known for the indie film Safety Not Guaranteed (2012) and the blockbuster hit Jurassic World. Jurassic World: Dominion, the third chapter in the JW trilogy, is set to release June 10, 2022.

About the Grant
Scout is thrilled to announce the open call for the 2022 Emerging Filmmakers Grants. 

As part of Scout's Career Development Program, in partnership with, this open call is an opportunity for two emerging filmmakers to receive $5,000 in cash for the completion of a new short film or work in progress in one of two separate age categories; 18 and under or 19 to 24.

The mission of the Grant is to 1) recognize diverse emerging filmmakers aged 24 and under from around the world; 2) support a recently completed short film or work in progress; 3) connect filmmakers with key industry leaders worldwide; and, 4) support the next generation of filmmakers.
Deadline: September 23, 2022

Terms & Conditions


Open only to individuals who are Visura Annual Members with an active Free, Standard, PLUS, PRIME, or GUILD annual membership, and DO NOT reside where prohibited. Employees of FotoVisura Inc., Scout Film Festival, and related parties are ineligible. Each entry consists of an embedded video project entry, a film proposal, an abbreviated budget, ideal production timeline, and a sample of the director's previous work. The Contest begins Thursday, May 19, 2022 and ends on Friday, August 19, 2022, at 11:59:00 pm EST.

One entry is allowed per person. This is a merit-based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of winners. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received and the skill of entrant. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these official rules ("Official Rules"). By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to the Official Rules and warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules. Review full Official Rules at


The sponsor is Scout Film Festival, PO Box 342 Stowe, VT 05672, USA ("Sponsor").
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