Film Grants 2021

Real Screen Summit New Orleans

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.

BFI Network funding

 BFI Network funding

Our Short Film funding programme supports projects with directors based in England and is run in partnership with the BFI NETWORK Talent Executives who work with filmmakers on the delivery of funded projects..

Whickers World Foundation

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.

Carolyn’s First Decade Fund

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.

ITVS Open Call

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.

Sundance/Sloan Commissioning Grant & Fellowship

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.

Sheffield Documentary MeetMarket

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.

Sundance Documentary Fund

Sundance Documentary Fund

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


Upcoming Film Grants in your Mailbox, it’s Free

Never miss the next opportunity to find funding for your film. Once a month you will receive the Film Grants with upcoming deadlines via email with lots of time to apply.



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