2016 Berkeley FILM Foundation Grant Winners Announced
We are delighted to announce that $147,000 was awarded to 17 filmmakers, including the winners of the $25,000 Saul Zaentz Award and our new $20,000 Al Bendich Award. BFF has distributed more than $1 million in grants to over 100 filmmakers, including 29 students since 2009! See our
for the stellar list of BFF grant winners to date and this year's winners.
We were amazed at the quality and quantity of films submitted this year. Thank you to all the filmmakers who applied!
Thanks to our generous donors, the East Bay Community Foundation and the LaFetra Foundation, BFF awarded two $12,000 grants to Oakland filmmakers.
We will continue to support Oakland filmmakers in our future grant cycles!