Applications close in just seven days for this year’s Artists of Choice Awards from the Kevin Spacey Foundation. Supporting film, theater, dance and musical artists from the USA, UK, and Canada, the grant provides $10,000 for early-stage projects. Winners are offered additional services throughout the year, including an industry mentorship (presumably with one of Kevin Spacey’s pals).

This is one of few grants that focuses specifically on short film development, so if you've got a short in the works, get on this.

Here's last year's film winner India Dupre on her short, Stripped, and the grant: