NEED Help entring MIFF this year?

The JOBY Filmmaker Grant is making it possible for 25 filmmakers to get their start at MIFF 2021.

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The JOBY Filmmaker Grant is making it possible for 25 filmmakers to get their start at MIFF 2021.




Each in Gear



The Grant Recipients

Our 2021 JOBY Filmmaker Recipients have been chosen! We are so proud to be working with this amazing group of filmmakers. Give them a follow and look out for their final films this June!

How It Works

Joby wants to empower more creatives to enter this MIFF this year. They are providing $1K in free mobile gear and a 30-min mentorship session to help you submit an amazing film.

Moment Creator Grants


Grant Applications Due


Grant Recipients Announced


Submit Final MIFF Films to Film Freeway

Who's Involved

Our 6 mentors will not only help choose the final 25 recipients, but will host a 30-minute advice session to help kickstart your final film before submission. We are honored to work with JOBY and some very talented pros as our mentors for these grants… all of whom share a passion for supporting the next generation of creatives. Please follow them online & thank them for their support.

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The Fine Print

How It Works

  • Submit your pitch. It’s a 1 minute video application (Applications Closed 3/10).
  • JOBY and Moment select the recipients and notify the rest by 3/15.
  • Joby will provide you with $1k in filmmaking gear to create your project and participate in MIFF 2021.
  • Moment will provide a free pass to the 2-Day Online Filmmaker Workshop.
  • We share your work to our audiences and with the supporting brands.
  • You get brand logos to put this project on your resume.


  • Over 18 years old.
  • Have a bank account in your name.
  • Submit a complete application before the due date.
  • Your work is public so we can see it.
  • You post your work consistently online.
  • You are looking to make it as a pro and participate in MIFF 2021.


When will I hear back?

We will review all applications by 3/15/2021 and email the recipients. If a recipient is no longer able to complete their project or participate in MIFF, we’ll move to the next finalist until all 25 grants have been given out. We will email anyone who is not selected.

When do I get the gear?

If accepted as a nominee, you’ll be sent the free gear and workshop access code once your project is submitted.