Emerging Film Festivals

Emerging Film Festival grants will not be offered for calendar year 2021.

Film Festival Grants


  1. Promote affordable and accessible spectator and participatory arts experiences and cultural events for community members.
  2. Increase opportunities for professional Suffolk County performing, visual, literary, and media artists to engage with the community.
  3. Encourage presentations of underrepresented artists and arts reflecting ethnic traditions.
  4. Increase visitation to downtown locations for arts, heritage and cultural events.