Television Grants 2020

Independent Lens

Independent Lens

Open Call gives independent producers up to $350,000 to complete production for a standalone broadcast length documentary to air on public television.

Deadline: 6 January

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.

Deadline: 8 January

Moving Image Grant Funds LEF Foundation

Moving Image Grant Funds LEF Foundation

LEF invests in documentary film and video projects that demonstrate excellence in technique, originality of vision and voice, and creativity in form.

Deadline: 24 January

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.

Deadline: 9 February

Vision Maker Media - Public Media Content Fund

Vision Maker Media - Public Media Content Fund

Vision Maker Media invites proposals for programs intended for Public Television that represent the experiences, values and cultures of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Deadline: 1 March

Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART)

Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART)

Organised by Hong Kong Trade Development Council, FILMART has poised itself as the premium marketplace for cross-media and cross-industry platform for the entertainment business.

Deadline: 18 March

MIPTV Cannes

MIPTV Cannes

Building-up on the leading international and multigenre market for content development and distribution, MIPTV in Cannes is a reimagined experience that not only serves the needs of the distribution market as of today but also future-proof the content industry evolving business.

Deadline: 30 March

NVTVF’s Independent Pilot Competition

NVTVF’s Independent Pilot Competition

Every year, NVTVF accepts independently-produced television pilots and web series from around the world for exposure, awards and development deals with Lionsgate, NatGeo, the Travel Channel, and Sundance Channel, to name a few.

Deadline: 6 April

One World Media Fellowship

One World Media Fellowship

The fund is for non-fiction media across all platforms (film, radio, print, photojournalism, online and multimedia) that tells original and engaging stories from the developing world.

Deadline: 10 April

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