FILM FUNDS

EURIMAGES : feature length animation, fiction or documentary international coproductions fund.

 

EUROPE CREATIVE MEDIA: EU cinema and audiovisual fund.

EU funds for cinema and audiovisual.

 

IBERMEDIA: international film fund for Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese audiovisual and cinematographic films.

 

Visions Sud Est (Switzerland): Grants for feature length documentaries or fictions from the South (Africa, Latin America and Asia) and Eastern European countries (which are not members of the European Union).

 

Docsociety: documentary private film fund.

 

CAAM documentary fund: production or post-production funding to independent producers with stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences. Awards typically range between $15,000 and $50,000.

 

Online Impact Lab (01/2021 & 8-9/03/2021, Geneva, Switzerland): documentary project about pressing social or environmental issues submission for an impact campaign development and to win a cash prize.

 

The Sanbox Fund: offers grants for films exploring the link between science and culture through innovative documentary storytelling. It is administered by the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund, in collaboration with Sandbox Films.

 

Catapult Film Grant: for nonfiction films and filmmakers: $10,000 grant plus six months of mentorship and professional development to five filmmakers in the early conception and research phase of developing a new film idea.

 

OKRE's Accelerator Fund (UK): Charity giving grants to develop any documentary (including science, global issues, environment etc.) in 2021.

 

Chicken & Egg Pictures: US-based nonprofit film fund supporting women directed documentaries.

 

Documentary international financing guide published by FMC.

 

Gucci Tribeca Film Fund:  finishing funds to feature-length documentaries which highlight issues of social importance from around the world. The fund was geared towards films, based anywhere, in production or post-production. A select number of projects supported will spotlight the lives of women and committed agents of social and environmental change around the globe, and illuminate the ways they are working to improve their communities, their futures, and the world.

 

POV Documentary Film Funding: list of documentary funders. 

 

French data base of film financing sources.

 

Sundance Institute

 

Ford Foundation: for social justice documentaries.

 

The Redford Center: for environmental justice docs.

 

Feel free to submit your film project to:

 

- IBF Classic: submission deadline on 10/12/2021.

The Whickers Film and TV Funding award: applications from 10/2021.

- Distribution IDFA Bertha Fund for international coproductions documentaries from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe: submissions until 01/10/2021. 

- Daphne Caruana Galizia journalism Award: submission until 31/08/2021 for a 20 000 EUR grant.

Ji.hlava Film Fund 2021: in-kind grants for European producers for visual and sound post-production of documentary and hybrid films at the stage of production or post-production. Submission until 31/07/2021.

- The fund Investigative Journalism for Europe (IJ4EU): two calls for EU investigations by 14/07/2021.

1. Investigation Support Scheme: grants of 5.000-50.000 €

2. Freelance Support Scheme: grants until 20.000 €

CINEMED, development grant: submission until 31/07/2021.