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Film Grants - 2024

SFFILM Rainin Grant

Social Justice Feature Film in San Francisco

The program is open to filmmakers in the US and internationally who can commit to spending time developing the film in San Francisco.

World Cinema Fund

Cultural Features and Documentaries

The World Cinema Fund supports exclusively the production and distribution of feature films and feature-length documentaries.

Investigative Journalism for Europe

Fund Journalists in Europe

IJ4EU’s Investigation Support Scheme provides grants of between €5,000 and €50,000 to support cross-border investigative projects in Europe.


Curated Film Financing
Catalyst is Sundance Institute’s film financing program. We aim to build a culture of partnership between independent investors and filmmakers.

Vision Sud East

Co Production and Distribution with Switzerland

The fund supports film productions from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe, aims at making them visible worldwide and guarantees their distribution in Switzerland. 

Sundance Institute Documentary Fund

Human Rights Documentary

The Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program (DFP) prioritizes support for independent nonfiction films with budgets under $1,000,000 USD.