We are committed to help creative individuals tell stories that represent the spirit of Mountainfilm. Every year, we award five grants for $5,000 each to filmmakers, photographers, artists and adventurers whose projects are intended to move audiences to action on issues that matter.
The New York Community Trust recently renewed its support of IDA's Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund through 2017. We are excited to say that we have made changes to grant process which will in the end benefit the filmmaker.
The Alter-Ciné Foundation offers $10,000 to filmmakers born and living in Africa, Asia or Latin America with a documentary project in your native language that fits in with the aims of the Foundation.
Catapult Film Fund provides development funding to documentary filmmakers who have a compelling story to tell, have secured access to their story and are ready to shoot and edit a piece for production fundraising purposes.
The International Documentary Program supports Australian projects that have international finance as well as a domestic broadcast licence fee.
Good Pitch brings together documentary filmmakers with foundations, NGOs, campaigners, philanthropists, policy makers, brands and media around leading social and environmental issues – to forge coalitions and campaigns that are good for all these partners, good for the films and good for society.
The Roy Dean Summer Grant includes over $30k of in-kind services and products is open for shorts, docs, and features films with a budget under $500,000. We fund compelling stories about little known subjects, historical films, and films that touch hearts.
During three days of intensive meetings with top executives, financiers, agents, managers, distributors, granting organizations and production companies, participants gain valuable exposure and build vital relationships as they propel their films towards completion.
Currently only established programme makers/media producers/production companies may apply. Individual producers are not excluded from applying to the Fund, but are encouraged to approach established production companies to umbrella their projects.
Upcoming Film Grants in your Mailbox
Never miss the opportunity to find funding for your film. Once a month you will receive the upcoming film grants via email with lots of time to apply.