Free Gear Sponsorship

Props, Food, Costumes, Set Dec, Fuel, Makeup, etc.

Even low budget short films can cost more money than any filmmaker expects.

OSIF thinks that having the right gear to shoot your film shouldn't be the problem!

Introducing the Free Gear Sponsorship!  Receive free OSIF gear to help you shoot your project!


  • Open to OSIF Members (1 Month Probationary Period)
  • The application must be submitted by the main Director or Producer of the project, not a crew member.
  • Available for narrative Short Film, Feature Film, & Documentary projects only.
  • The OSIF Board will accept applications on a project-to-project basis.  With no limit of accepted applications per year.
  • Not all applications will be accepted.
  • The amount of gear and length of time will be at the discretion of the OSIF Board.
  • The OSIF Board may agree to only a certain dollar amount being waived, with the producer needing to pay the remainder.

Fill Out the Application Form

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A)  Please allow for up to four weeks, for applications to be considered by the OSIF Board.

B)  Productions that are chosen for the free gear sponsorship MUST credit OSIF in their credits, with a logo, in it's own separate slate, as follows:

“Equipment provided by: The Okanagan Society of Independent Filmmaking –”.

C)  A digital version of the film must be given to OSIF upon completion.  Preferable format is .mov or .mp4 - H.264 or Apple ProRes 422

D)  OSIF reserves the right to use the completed film for marketing and organizational purposes.  All copyrights remain with the      Producer.

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