Purpose of Proposal •Present in conjunction with a pitch, to funders and anyone you wish to interest in the project •Is a way to plan your documentary in great detail and in writing Film Independent produces over 250 events per year for the film-loving public. These events help raise the vital funds needed to foster independent filmmaking and support a community of artists who embody diversity, innovation and uniqueness of vision. Jun 08, 2009 · footage or short scenes. Please note we do NOT fund films in the general research stage. All proposals must convey some vision for a finished film. Director's Prior Work (1 PARAGRAPH) For all proposals, describe the prior work and its intentions. Articulate the relevance to current proposal, if any.