HEADLINES

2018 Winter Student Grant Applications deadline is January 15, 2018.

Grant guidelines are here.



Caucus Awards

The 2017 Caucus Foundation Gold Circle Awards were presented to:
First Place Gold Circle Winner: Panavision Camera Package –  Emilie Silvestri, New York University Tisch of Asia, for her film, "April in Winter"
Second Place Gold Circle Winner: Amanda Renee Knox, from Chapman University Dodge College of Film and Media Arts for her film, "Night Call"

The 2017 Caucus Foundation Television/New Media Award presented to the creative team of "Veil" from Chapman University Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

Photo: Steve Cohn Photography. Left to right:  Bob Papazian, Amanda Renee Knox, Emilie Silvestri, Tanya Hart


Caucus Foundation Grantees


Nominees for the Television/New Media  Award


The Caucus Foundation Presents the 2016 Annual Awards

The Caucus Foundation's Gold Circle Awards were presented to two student filmmaker grant recipients. Ellie Foumbi of Columbia University took the First Place Gold Circle Award of a $60,000 Panavision Camera Package and $2,500 from The Caucus Foundation for her film, Nocturne in Black. Julio Vincent Gambuto from USC was awarded the Second Place Gold Circle Award prize of $20,000 illuminate Studios Post Production Package and $1,000 from The Caucus Foundation for The Julie Stories. The Caucus Foundation Television and New Media Award of $6,000 was presented to Producer Michael Stanziale and Writer/Director Daniel Klein for The Kama Sutra Club of the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, Chapman College.

First Place Nocturne in Black


Second Place The Julie Stories


Television and New Media Award The Kama Sutra Club



Meet the Caucus Foundation 2016 Grantees



"The Caucus Foundation Grant has meant that I not only have the funds to complete my MFA thesis film and for it to have a life outside of the editing room, but it has allowed me to honor the work of so many others who gave so much of their time and talents to help bring the film to life. We thank the Caucus Foundation and the Annenberg Foundation for giving us this ability, not only through their grant funding, but also with their support and encouragement. We can now finish the film at the highest level we can achieve and soon share the film with an audience."

- Emilie Silvestri, New York University
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