2023 Cultural Competitive and Emerging Film Festival Awardees

Your award will be administered by the Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Planning. In order for us to prepare a contract, we must receive and approve the following documentation:

  • Summary and Explanation of Costs Project (click for writable pdf) is due to our office by June 23, 2023.
  • IRS Tax Exempt designation letter
  • Certification of Insurance and Declaration Page

The contracting and the completion of the project, known as the Final Report is complicated. To help you learn how to submit correct materials, you are invited to a ZOOM workshop on TBD.

2023 Cultural Competitive and Emerging Film Festival Application is now available.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and the Suffolk County Office of Film and Cultural Affairs are pleased to announce the availability of the 2023 Cultural Competitive and Emerging Film Festival Grant Application.

The 2023 application and guidelines are available to applicants by clicking on these links:

2023 Grant Guidelines

2023 Grant Application

Applicants must review these documents in their entirety before beginning an application. Completed applications must be submitted electronically.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2023 by 4:00pm, for the 2023 calendar year programs.

For questions regarding the grant programs or the application process, please email SCOCA@suffolkcountyny.gov





Diana J. Cherryholmes

Jackie McCormack

James McComb

Sally Hecht

Film & Cultural Affairs

H. Lee Dennison Building
11th Floor
100 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Phone: 631-853-4800

Fax: 631-853-4767