Simons Foundation Science Sandbox Announce Inaugural Science Nonfiction Film Grants
Five emerging filmmakers received grants and other critical support as part of a new program to elevate the voices of independent artists working at the intersection of science and nonfiction storytelling.
Science Sandbox and the Sundance Institute has announced the inaugural award recipients of the Science Sandbox Nonfiction Initiative. This program, administered by the Sundance Institute, aims to provide resources for emerging artists making science nonfiction films and to help them connect their works with audiences across the world.
In addition to funding, the five projects and filmmakers selected will receive support from the Sundance Institute to aid in any creative, financial or production issues they encounter. The Sundance Institute will also produce a series of events connecting awardees with its network of alumni and creative advisors, along with Science Sandbox’s network of scientists and practitioners in the science-engagement community....