Grants

Bertha BRITDOC Connect Fund

The Bertha BRITDOC Connect Fund is the first European-based outreach and engagement fund, and is open to filmmakers from around the world. The fund is looking to support smart, strategic outreach campaigns for ambitious independent documentary feature films with a social issue at their core; films which have the ability to achieve real change on a local, regional or global level.

Grants will be in the range of £5,000 – £50,000
Deadline: April 14

https://britdoc.org/funds/

 

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JustFilm Ford Foundation Grant

The Ford Foundation supports artist-driven film and new media storytelling projects that explore aspects of inequality, as well as the organizations and networks that support these projects. The projects and people they support inspire imaginations, disrupt stereotypes, and help transform the conditions that perpetuate injustice and inequality.

Deadline: April 26

http://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/justfilms/

 

Women In Film & Video Fiscal Scholarship

Applications will be accepted from current WIFV members only. Eligible projects for fiscal sponsorship must meet one or both of the following criteria:

Film and media projects that feature women in key, above-the-line roles (specifically: producer, director, writer, editor or director of photography); or

Film and media projects whose subject matter informs and features women’s experiences or points of view.

Deadline: April 27

http://www.wifv.org/programs/fiscal-sponsorship/

 

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Warner Brothers Television Writers’ Workshop

Every year, the Workshop selects up to 10 participants out of almost 2,000 submissions and exposes them to Warner Bros. Television’s top writers and executives, all with the ultimate goal of earning them a staff position on a Warner Bros. produced television show.

Deadline: May 31

https://writersworkshop.warnerbros.com/

 

Women Make Movies Fiscal Scholarship

Fiscal Sponsorship is designed for women filmmakers who are actively fundraising for their film or video project and need 501(c)(3) non-profit tax-exempt status. Your project must be a non-commercial film, video or multimedia project. The project director must be a woman. You must be a U.S. citizen, have a Social Security or Federal ID number.

Deadline: May 12

http://www.wmm.com/filmmakers/fiscal_sponsorship.shtml

 

The Miller/Packan Documentary Film Fund

The Rogovy Foundation funds projects that are transformational, with enlightening narratives and inspiring characters. We support documentary film as an instrument for change, delivering greater knowledge, compassion and awareness. Listening and understanding bring us together. Awarded bi-annually, the Fund will award grants totaling $150,000 to between six and ten film projects. The Summer open call ends May 15th, and the Winter open call ends November 15.

Deadline: May 15

http://rogovy.org/film-fund/overview/

 

Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographers

The Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographers offers approximately $10,000 worth of gear and accessories loaned on a rolling basis to any narrative short, music video, or feature film project to be shot by a female cinematographer. Recipients of the grant receive a loaned camera package for up to 21 production days.

Deadline: Rolling

http://www.digitalbolex.com/grant/