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Film Grants - 2024

Whickers World Foundation

Documentary Fund for Emerging Filmmakers

The Film & TV Funding Award is awarded annually to an emerging filmmaker from anywhere in the world with the most promising pitch for a director-led documentary.

Hot Docs-Blue Ice Docs Fund

Documentary Fund for African Filmmakers

The Hot Docs-Blue Ice Docs Fund invests in African documentary filmmakers to tell their stories and contribute to the next generation of African documentary talent. 

Alter-Ciné Foundation

Indigenous Language Documentaries

The Foundation awards a grant aimed at young filmmakers born and living in Africa, Asia or Latin America who want to direct a film in the language of their choice that respects the aims of the Foundation.

BBC Open Call

Script Development for UK Filmmakers

You could be new to writing or new to the BBC but equally, you may be a playwright looking to write for TV, or you’ve written for radio drama and would like to try your hand at writing for BBC.

Alfred P. Sloan Episodic Lab Grant

TV Series Development Grant
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation will award one participant of the Film Independent Episodic Lab a $20,000 development grant.

Climate Story Fund

Fund Environmental Documentaries

We are looking for creative nonfiction projects that can complete production this year with support from the Climate Story Fund. Awards in this round of the fund will range between $20,000 and $100,000.

Humanities for All

Film Projects in California

Humanities for All is a grant program that supports projects from Californians, encourages greater public participation in humanities programming, particularly by new and/or underserved audiences.