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Apply for funds to finish your film!

Examples of Film Finishing Funds:

  • Post-production Color
  • Post-Production Sound
  • Post-Production Editing
  • Music Composing
  • If you are in need of another category of service, please reach out to us before submitting your application - hseppa@calstate.edu so we can discuss if it would qualify

NOT Eligible: 

  • Festival Operating Funds
  • Industrial or Corporate Media 


  • Funding is for post-production / project completion.
  • We cannot pay charges retroactively. 
  • Projects that are accepted will need to provide options (with links) to 3 potential companies (with $ quotes) on the post-production service needed.
  • The CSUEA will help review the options and assist in selecting the best fit for your project.
  • The CSUEA will pay the vendor directly to avoid any issues on the student's financial aid or scholarship availability.

What We Can Not Fund: 

  • We do not cover costs retroactively. 
  • Media projects other than film or video. 
  • General operating expenses of companies or organizations.

Please Note:

  • You must be a CSU student to apply.
  • All films must be completed by March 15, 2022.
  • All awardees will be required to provide a review link to their finished film by March 16, 2022.
  • There will be a screening of all films granted funding. We will be in touch about the details of this.
We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.