Documentary Grants 2020

Sunny Side of the Doc Berlin

Sunny Side of the Doc Berlin

The 4-day event brings together broadcasters, decision makers, financing bodies, distributors, content creators and producers from around the world to sell or buy projects and programmes, and to find coproduction partners.

Deadline: 22 June

Film Independent Los Angeles

Film Independent Los Angeles

Every year Film Independent selects up to ten fiction and five non-fiction feature projects to participate in an intensive film finance market that takes place over four days in November.

Deadline: 24 June

Women In Film Finishing Fund

Women In Film Finishing Fund

The Women In Film Finishing Fund gives grants to filmmakers working in both short and long formats, in all genres — narrative, documentary, animated and experimental.

Deadline: 30 June

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund for Canadian Filmmakers

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund for Canadian Filmmakers

Hot Docs and the Rogers Foundation founded the $1-million Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund to support Canadian documentary filmmakers. Up to $35,000 will be granted to three or four projects each year. Applications are open and will be accepted on a rolling deadline.

Deadline: 5 July

BFI Doc Society Features Fund

BFI Doc Society Features Fund

The BFI Doc Society Fund aims to develop storytellers from all parts of the UK, backing feature projects with bold cultural and social ambitions. We welcome documentary funding applications from both new and established filmmakers.

Deadline: 9 July

Video Camp Film Fund

Video Camp Film Fund

At Videocamp we believe films can transform reality. In recognising how effectively cinema inspires and encourages reflection, we’ve made supporting film production one of our strategic objectives.

Deadline: 10 July

Southern Documentary Fund In-the-Works Program

Southern Documentary Fund In-the-Works Program

The Southern Documentary Fund supports documentary films made in or about North Carolina through our annual filmmaking grants. These grants are made possible thanks to generous support from The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation.

Deadline: 23 July

NEH Media Production Grants

NEH Media Production Grants

Production Grants support film, television, and radio projects for general audiences that encourage active engagement with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways.

Mountainfilm Commitment Grant

Mountainfilm Commitment Grant

Mountainfilm is committed to help creative individuals tell stories that support our mission. Each year, we award a total of $30,000 in grants to filmmakers, photographers and artists whose projects are intended to inspire audiences to create a better world.

Deadline: 12 August

The Alter-Ciné Foundation

The Alter-Ciné Foundation

Every year, the Foundation awards a grant of 10,000 Canadian dollars and a few 5,000 Canadian dollars grants to some filmmakers to assist in the production of a documentary project.

Deadline: 14 August

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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