Film Grants 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

BlueCat Screenplay Competition

BlueCat Screenplay Competition

Every year, BlueCat provides a community for the unknown screenwriter to develop their work, giving undiscovered talent a path to professional success.

Deadline: 15 December

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: 16 December

AT&T Film Awards

AT&T Film Awards

The AT&T Film Awards recognizes aspiring creators who are shaping the future of entertainment through innovative and immersive filmmaking while sharing their unique stories.

Deadline: 16 December

ScreenCraft Family Script Contest

ScreenCraft Family Script Contest

Writing a feature film that the entire family will love? Families are the most influential moviegoing audience, yet there’s a surprising lack of high-quality films that appeal to the whole family.

Deadline: 18 December

Chicken and Egg Grant for Female Filmmakers

Chicken and Egg Grant for Female Filmmakers

We support female filmmakers from diverse backgrounds who are both committed to social change and to the art and craft of documentary filmmaking. When we choose a project, it is because we believe the film needs to be made–and that the particular filmmaker is the one to make it.

Deadline: 29 December

Cinereach Film Grants

Cinereach Film Grants

Cinereach develops, produces, finances, and supports feature-length fiction, nonfiction and hybrid films crafted for the big screen. We look for projects (at any stage) that create deep and lasting impressions through story, character, or cinematic approach.

Deadline: 29 December

Sundance Preservation Fund

Sundance Preservation Fund

The Sundance Preservation Fund was established to help protect and preserve independent stories, which are vital to both the history of independent storytelling and the heritage of Sundance Institute.

Deadline: 31 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

Upcoming Film Grants in your Mailbox

Never miss the 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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