Film Grants Europe 2020

IDFA Bertha Fund

IDFA Bertha Fund

The IDFA Bertha Fund is the only fund in the world dedicated solely to stimulating and empowering the creative documentary sector in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe.

Deadline: 10 December

Filmmakers Without Borders

Filmmakers Without Borders

Filmmakers Without Borders supports independent filmmakers around the world via grants and other funding initiatives. Supported projects include narrative films, documentary films, and new media projects that align with themes of social justice, empowerment, and cultural exchange.

Deadline: 1 January

BBC Scriptroom

BBC Scriptroom

If you are a UK-based writer looking for some recognition, the BBC seeks out the best new writing talent, offering writers without a track record, representation, or contacts the opportunity to have their work considered by the BBC.

Deadline: 3 February

Visions Sud Est Fund

Visions Sud Est Fund

The Swiss fund visions sud est supports film productions from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe and guarantees their distribution in Switzerland.

Deadline: 27 February

IDFA International Co-Production Support

IDFA International Co-Production Support

The IDFA Bertha Fund supports international co-productions between documentary filmmakers in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe and European co-producers.

Deadline: 1 April

Miller / Packan Documentary Film Fund

Miller / Packan Documentary Film Fund

The Rogovy Foundation is proud to announce an increase in its annual Miller / Packan Film Funding. Awarded bi-annually, the Fund awards grants totaling $200,000 to between six and twelve documentary film projects per year.

Deadline: 15 May

Aide aux cinémas du monde

Aide aux cinémas du monde

Aide aux cinémas du monde is the fund, managed by the CNC and the Institut français, dedicated to international co-productions.

Deadline: 2 June

POV: Call for Entries

POV: Call for Entries

For both US and International filmmakers, POV is known as the best of American public television’s showcase of independent documentaries, offering a highly competitive sum for broadcast distribution of films each season. All subjects, aesthetic approaches and lengths are welcomed.

Deadline: 11 June

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

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