Film Grants United States 2020

Carolyn’s First Decade Fund

Carolyn’s First Decade Fund

Carolyn’s First Decade Fund is a professional development grant designed to help advance the careers of individuals in their first decade of working as media professionals and provide them with access to continuing skills development and to the larger film community.

Deadline: 1 February

ITVS Open Call

ITVS Open Call

Open Call provides completion funds for single nonfiction public television programs on any subject, and from any viewpoint. Projects must have begun production as evidenced by a work-in-progress video.

Deadline: 9 February

Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund

Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund

The Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund supports feature length documentary films that reflect the spirit and nature of Pare Lorentz's work, exhibiting objective research, artful storytelling, strong visual style, high production values, artistic writing, and outstanding music composition, as well as s

Deadline: 26 February

Creative Capital

Creative Capital

Creative Capital provides each funded project with up to $50,000 in direct funding and career development services valued at $45,000, for a total commitment of up to $95,000 per project.

Deadline: 28 February

Vision Maker Media - Public Media Content Fund

Vision Maker Media - Public Media Content Fund

Vision Maker Media invites proposals for programs intended for Public Television that represent the experiences, values and cultures of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Deadline: 1 March

Film and Video Individual Project Funding Canada

Film and Video Individual Project Funding Canada

This funding provides up to $15,000 to support the development of individual Alberta artists, arts administrators, or an ensemble of artists by providing funding for a specific film and video arts projects in Canada.

Deadline: 2 March

The David Ross Fetzer Foundation for Emerging Artists

The David Ross Fetzer Foundation for Emerging Artists

This year there are two National Film Cash Grants of $5000, one sponsored by Dualist, one National Film Cash & Gear Grant for the use of gear valued at $10,000 provided by Film Exchange, and one Local Grant of $2500 sponsored by Proper Brewing Co.

Deadline: 14 March

California Documentary Project: Production Grant

California Documentary Project: Production Grant

The California Documentary Project (CDP) is a competitive grant program that supports the research and development and production stages of film, audio, and digital media projects that seek to document California in all its complexity.

Deadline: 15 March

NVTVF’s Independent Pilot Competition

NVTVF’s Independent Pilot Competition

Every year, NVTVF accepts independently-produced television pilots and web series from around the world for exposure, awards and development deals with Lionsgate, NatGeo, the Travel Channel, and Sundance Channel, to name a few.

Deadline: 6 April

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