The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has announced 44 recipients of its 2017 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grant programs. The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University has been awarded a $11,000 FilmCraft grant to support the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’s annual School of Doc summer program for teens. The School of Doc is a free, intensive, five-week camp that teaches attendees all aspects of documentary filmmaking.
A total of $500,000 was awarded by AMPAS in the FilmCraft and FilmWatch categories for the 2017-2018 grants year. Full Frame is the only North Carolina film institution to be awarded a FilmCraft or FilmWatch grant, and was awarded $2,500 above the 2016 grant amount.
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