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Shoot & Splice: Filmmaking Grants & Labs

Join Indie Memphis & Crosstown Arts for a discussion of best practices when applying for filmmaking grants and labs. Joseph Carr will lead a presentation for filmmakers applying for Indie Memphis’ IndieGrant program. He will break down the application process step-by-step and provide tips on what the jurors look for when reviewing submissions. Additionally, Indie Memphis’ Kayla Myers and Amanzi Arnett will discuss other local and national opportunities for grant funding, as well as provide guidance on how to best present yourself and your project when applying for funding.

Whether you’re new to filmmaking or not, securing funds is always a significant challenge. Don’t miss out on this Shoot & Splice session—it’s your opportunity to gain invaluable insights and tools to navigate the grant and lab landscape like a pro!

  • Doors open at 6:30PM
  • Begins at 7:00PM
  • FREE and open to the public

*Shoot & Splice is a FREE filmmaker forum presented by Crosstown Arts and Indie Memphis, featuring a wide variety of technical, educational, and unique topics of interest to the Memphis filmmaking community.

**IndieGrants is the Indie Memphis filmmaker grant program in which two filmmakers each year are awarded $7,500 in cash & $7,500 in in-kind services and equipment from our sponsor organizations – Archer Records, Firefly Grip & Electric,, and VIA Productions. To learn more and apply head to –

IndieGrants is sponsored by Mark Jones and the above mentioned businesses.

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May 14 2024


Doors open at 6:30pm
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm


Free (donations encouraged)

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The Green Room at Crosstown Arts
The Green Room, Concourse Avenue, Memphis, TN


Indie Memphis
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