distribution funds

Forthcoming Submission Deadlines:

 

  • TFL Audience Design Fund3 grants of 45,000 € each to support the sale and distribution stage, plus a series of personalised Audience Design consultancies with the TFL experts.

The call targets international co-productions in the post-production stage (feature, creative documentaries, animation, over 60 minutes). Application deadline: 31/01/2023
greta.fornari@torinofilmlab.it

 

All year long:

 

  • AfroPoP: Black Public Media (BPM) is committed to bringing to the American public dynamic stories that celebrate the art, culture, history and creativity of people of African descent from the US and around the world. https://youtu.be/OAkEovmDxLQ We are looking for strong stories that will capture the breadth and scope of the diversity of the Black experiences. Programs can be about music, art, human rights, sports, politics, health, or anything in between.  Programs should be accessible to a broad audience, have the potential for a national broadcast, and can be used for effective outreach and engagement activities to reach audiences beyond the public television broadcast. Completed programs must be able to meet PBS technical and editorial standards. We seek primarily documentaries but will consider narrative shorts that are 30 minutes or less. Submissions  are accepted year-round. For programs selected for AfroPop, Black Public Media provides competitive licensing rates for broadcast and/or digital platform distribution.

  • POV film submission for mostly long-form, longitudinal, character-driven, contemporary stories bringing the most cinematic and creative approaches in non-fiction storytelling to the American public.

 

VIDEO lIBRARIES to sell a film

Forthcoming Submission Deadlines:

 

  • AGORA FILM MARKET (online 4 - 31/12.2022): includes about 200 documentaries, powered by Cinando showcases, including the majority of the Festival's Official Selection, previous films from directors that participate at Crossroads Co-production Forum as well as international titles and all current Greek productions. Application by 15/10/2022.

  • DOCs For Sale: open for new subscribers, sales market's catalogue and viewing services are available year-round to buyers, distributors, and festival programmers. Subscribers also get access to the next festival edition’s catalogue and the on-site Docs for Sale service in Amsterdam. Application by 8/09/2022.

 

Closed deadlines:

 

  • Film Sales Support (FSS): for European global sales companies listed in the European Commission's register of participants and approved by the relevant European film promotion institute. Mainly European feature film productions (fiction, animation, documentary) with a minimum length of 60 minutes, originating from a country participating in MEDIA and the FSS guidelines, with a copyright of 2021 or 2022, and which have been selected in eligible festivals.

  • Movies that Matter supports film screenings in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe about urgent social issues and human rights. For this first selection round of 2022, organisations in South East Asia are especially invited to apply (Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam). 
  • Film Sales Support (FSS) of the European Film Promotion: call for applications for the online version of the European Film Market (10-17/02/2022) for European global sales companies registered and validated by the European Commission's register of participants and approved by the European Film Promotion Institute. It concerns European fiction, animation and documentary films, with a minimum duration of 60 minutes and from a member country of the Europe Creative MEDIA program. The FSS covers costs/investments (for 1 film or for a set of up to 5 films) for digital promotion and marketing campaigns targeting buyers outside Europe with an investment of up to 50% of the total costs and up to 5,000 euros per campaign. Application closed.

  • Movies that Matter supports film screenings in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. Are you organising film screenings about urgent social issues and human rights? And are you still looking for funding? For this first selection round of 2022, organisations in South East Asia are especially invited to apply (Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam). Application for grant before 9/05/2022.​

  • FIFDH IMPACT DAYS 2022: for filmmakers with documentary projects from around the world about urgent social or environmental issues:

    • Impact Lab (online on 25-26/01/2022): get trained to craft a successful impact campaign for your film. 
    • Phase 2: connect to dozens of NGOs, international Institutions, philanthropists, in Geneva, Switzerland on 8-9/03/2022 to finance it and reach your impact goals.
    • Application closed.
  • ​​Distribution IDFA Bertha Fund for international coproductions documentaries from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe: submissions closed.
  • European Film Promotion has launched a call for applications for Film Sales Support (FSS) for the Hong Kong FILMART, which will take place online from March 14 to 17. The call is open to European global sales companies registered and validated by the European Commission's register of participants and approved by the relevant European Film Promotion Institute. The FSS covers part of the costs for online promotion and marketing campaigns. Eligible films are European films, with a minimum duration of 60 minutes and originating from a member country of Europe Creative MEDIA and the FSS guidelines, recent films with original copyright established in 2021/2022 as well as feature-length fiction, animation and documentary films. Companies can submit up to 5 films finished or in post-production with high potential for the Asian market. Application closed.
  • AGORA DOC MARKET (11-19/03/2022, Thessaloniki, Greece): Submission deadline: closed.