Short Film Grants 2020

The Film Fund

The Film Fund

Get up to $10,000 to produce your independent short film by writing one sentence. We've given away over $21,000 to filmmakers to make their shorts. All based on one sentence.

Deadline: 5 May

GLAS Animation Grant Program

GLAS Animation Grant Program

For the GLAS Animation Grant cycle, two separate $2500 grants (made possible with the support of an Anonymous donor) are to be awarded to two individual filmmakers living and working in the United States to create independent short films.

Deadline: 30 May

Adobe Design Achievment Awards

Adobe Design Achievment Awards

With 6 comprehensive categories, this is a competition for young creators of all disciplines. Enter online using your Behance projects and get ready to launch your career! The Adobe Awards are open to all aspiring young creators who are over the age of 18.

Deadline: 4 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

The Austin Film Society Grant

The Austin Film Society Grant

Every year, AFS awards grants to emerging film and video artists in the state of Texas through our AFS Grant. The Austin Film Society has now given out $1.97 million in cash and over $300K in goods and services to 500+ film and video projects since the program began in 1996.

Deadline: 1 September

EAVE Producers Workshop

EAVE Producers Workshop

EAVE is aimed at producers, both fiction, documentary and TV series, who are already working in the film and television industries who wish to begin to operate on a European wide basis by increasing their knowledge of producing and co-producing in Europe and by building up a pan European professi

Deadline: 6 September

The Independent Filmmaker Project

The Independent Filmmaker Project

IFP’s Fiscal Sponsorship program focuses exclusively on documentary films and other works of nonfiction, short films and low-budget fiction/narrative features (50 minutes+).

Deadline: 15 September

Nordic Panorama Market Sweden

Nordic Panorama Market Sweden

Welcoming international film festivals, distributors and buyers from all over the world, Nordisk Panorama Market offers a comprehensive overview of the newest independently produced Nordic short and documentary films.

Deadline: 19 September

SHIFT Creative Short Film Grant

SHIFT Creative Short Film Grant

Film grants come in all shapes and sizes, supporting filmmakers of many different backgrounds. When looking at the landscape of grants available to filmmakers, there’s a gap around one particular format: narrative short films.

Deadline: 30 September

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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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