Upcoming Film Grants for You

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Are you a filmmaker looking for ways to get your film made? Are you a director or producer who is looking for funding? If so, there are a lot of great grants out there that can help you get your project off the ground. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the best grants available for filmmakers. So read on and see if one of these grants might be right for you!

Moving Image Grant Funds LEF Foundation

Deadline: 24 January

Moving Image Grant Funds LEF Foundation

LEF invests in documentary film and video projects that demonstrate excellence in technique, originality of vision and voice, and creativity in form. The strongest proposals will be those that clearly articulate the ways in which the proposed project aligns with the program’s funding criteria.

Categories: Television Grants, Film Grants, Documentary Grants, Short Film Grants


Real Screen Summit New Orleans

Deadline: 26 January

Real Screen Summit New Orleans

The Realscreen Summit is the definitive global market and conference for the business of unscripted and non-fiction entertainment, we pride ourselves on making it easy to make meaningful industry connections. Meet face to face, listen and ask questions in intimate sessions, enjoy breakfast or lunch with executives, or even pitch your project.

Categories: Film Grants, Film Markets, Documentary Grants


Whickers World Foundation

Deadline: 30 January

Whickers World Foundation

The Film & TV Funding Award is awarded annually to an emerging filmmaker from anywhere in the world with the most promising pitch for a director-led documentary which fulfils the core criteria detailed below.

Categories: International Grants, Film Grants, Documentary Grants


The Scottish Documentary Institute Consultancies

Deadline: 31 January

The Scottish Documentary Institute Consultancies

At Scottish Documentary Institute we are dedicated to supporting fellow filmmakers and supporting your projects. If you have the passion and commitment to tell powerful stories in an innovative way then we want to help develop your idea and share the expertise and contacts we have to make that possible for you.

Categories: Film Grants, Film Grants Europe, Documentary Grants


Carolyn’s First Decade Fund

Deadline: 1 February

Carolyn’s First Decade Fund

Carolyn’s First Decade Fund is a professional development grant designed to help advance the careers of individuals in their first decade of working as media professionals and provide them with access to continuing skills development and to the larger film community.

Categories: Film Grants, Film Grants Women, Film Grants United States


ITVS Open Call

Deadline: 9 February

ITVS Open Call

Open Call provides completion funds for single nonfiction public television programs on any subject, and from any viewpoint. Projects must have begun production as evidenced by a work-in-progress video. Open Call funding is only available to independent producers who are citizens or legal residents of the U.S and its external territories.

Categories: Television Grants, Film Grants United States


Sundance/Sloan Commissioning Grant & Fellowship

Deadline: 10 February

Sundance/Sloan Commissioning Grant & Fellowship

The Sundance Institute Feature Film Program has supported and championed many of the leading independent filmmakers of the past 30 years whose distinctive, singular films have engaged audiences worldwide. The unique vision of each filmmaker is embraced, encouraging a rigorous creative process with a focus on original and deeply resonant storytelling.

Categories: International Grants, Film Grants, Feature Film Grants


Sheffield Documentary MeetMarket

Deadline: 14 February

Sheffield Documentary MeetMarket

The Sheffield MeetMarket is one of the world’s largest documentary and factual markets and pitching forums, selected projects will have the opportunity to meet with top Decision Makers among 300+ international funders, broadcasters, distributors and exhibitors.

Categories: Film Grants, Film Markets, Documentary Grants


The Jerome Foundation’s Film and Video Grant Program

Deadline: 17 January

The Jerome Foundation’s Film and Video Grant Program

The Jerome Foundation’s Film and Video Grant Program is a production grant program for individual film and video artists who work in the genres of experimental, narrative, animation, and documentary production. Applicants must reside in one of the five boroughs and must be emerging artists whose work shows promise of excellence.

Categories: Film Grants, Film Grants United States, Documentary Grants, Short Film Grants


Sundance Documentary Fund

Deadline: 17 February

Sundance Documentary Fund

The Sundance Institute Documentary Fund supports the work of nonfiction filmmakers from around the globe.

Categories: International Grants, Film Grants, Documentary Grants


 

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