Film Grants Europe 2020

The Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation For Documentary Photography & Film

The Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation For Documentary Photography & Film

Mirroring the mission of our foundation and themes covered in our still photography grants, we invite documentary film makers around the globe to share their human interest stories and submit their “Short-Short” documentary film projects highlighting human unrest, forgotten communities, over-expl

Deadline: 1 November

Global Short Docs Forum

Global Short Docs Forum

Global Short Docs Forum is a new initiative by One World Media, connecting filmmakers from around the world with digital platforms looking for short documentary films under 30 minutes, in production or late stages of development with existing footage.

Deadline: 23 November

BFI Network funding

 BFI Network funding

Our Short Film funding programme supports projects with directors based in England and is run in partnership with the BFI NETWORK Talent Executives who work with filmmakers on the delivery of funded projects..

Deadline: 30 November

IDFA Bertha Fund

IDFA Bertha Fund

The IDFA Bertha Fund is the only fund in the world dedicated solely to stimulating and empowering the creative documentary sector in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe.

Baltic Co-Production Market Tallinn, Estonia

Baltic Co-Production Market Tallinn, Estonia

Co-Production Market, held at Baltic Event is the meeting-place for feature films in development looking for co-producers, financiers and sales agents.

Deadline: 26 December

BFI Network funding

 BFI Network funding

Our Short Film funding programme supports projects with directors based in England and is run in partnership with the BFI NETWORK Talent Executives who work with filmmakers on the delivery of funded projects..

Filmmakers Without Borders

Filmmakers Without Borders

Filmmakers Without Borders supports independent filmmakers around the world via grants and other funding initiatives. Supported projects include narrative films, documentary films, and new media projects that align with themes of social justice, empowerment, and cultural exchange.

BFI Network funding

 BFI Network funding

Our Short Film funding programme supports projects with directors based in England and is run in partnership with the BFI NETWORK Talent Executives who work with filmmakers on the delivery of funded projects..

Visions Sud Est Fund

Visions Sud Est Fund

The Swiss fund visions sud est supports film productions from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe and guarantees their distribution in Switzerland.


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