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Our film grant is to fund emerging filmmakers from anywhere in the world with the most promising pitch for a director-led short film.

We’re dedicated to transforming your short film idea into a reality, providing tools and knowledge right from the start.

What You Gain as Soon as You Enter

Gain immediate access to a comprehensive suite of downloads, resources and education tailored for short film funding as soon as you enter.

A Dual-Purpose Entry: Your Film Proposal

  • Your submission instantly becomes a professional Film Proposal.
  • Use it as a downloadable PDF to email or show to potential funders.
  • Includes the Film Pro Membership for 30 days to access more grants.

Discover Funding Resources and Insights

  • Receive personalized advice on how and where to find film funding.
  • Access an extensive guide on writing a film proposal.
  • Learn the essentials of attracting investors.

Immediate Downloads to Essential Production Tools

  1. Actor Contract
  2. Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)
  3. Full Tabbed Budget
  4. Crew Deal Memo
  5. Research and Development Budget

All tools are immediately available after entry.

What We’re Looking For

  • English-Language Entries for universal understanding.
  • Well constructed logline and synopsis.
  • Stories that resonate with local audiences or popular genre.

Prize Details

  • $1000 Prizes awarded quarterly (January, April, July, October).
  • Winners receive guidance on how to enter the Cannes Short Film Corner held in May.
  • Awards will be given to projects which intend to be in production no more than six months after the deadline closes. Awards provided are non-recoupable grants.

Seize the Opportunity: Your Story is Waiting to be Told.

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