Film Grants United States 2021

Loreen Arbus Disability Awareness Grant

Loreen Arbus Disability Awareness Grant

Through the generosity of Loreen Arbus, New York Women in Film and Television has established the Loreen Arbus Disability Awareness Grant. The film completion grant for $7,500 will be awarded to a woman filmmaker for a film on physical or developmental disability issues.

Deadline: 27 September

Nancy Malone Marketing and Promotions Grant

Nancy Malone Marketing and Promotions Grant

The New York Women in Film & Television Nancy Malone Marketing and Promotion (MAP) Grant will provide resources to help an emerging woman director get her film recognized and ready for distribution.

SHIFT Creative Short Film Grant

SHIFT Creative Short Film Grant

Film grants come in all shapes and sizes, supporting filmmakers of many different backgrounds. When looking at the landscape of grants available to filmmakers, there’s a gap around one particular format: narrative short films.

Sundance Documentary Short Film Fund

Sundance Documentary Short Film Fund

Sundance Institute’s Documentary Film Fund and The Marshall Project have partnered on a series of short film projects aimed at finding, nurturing, and elevating documentary stories about the U.S. criminal justice system.

The Fledgling Fund Open Call: Climate Change

The Fledgling Fund Open Call: Climate Change

Are you working on a media project that can deepen understanding of the effects of climate change on individuals, families and communities? Will this project be complete and ready to launch in the next 6 months?

Deadline: 2 October

Paley DocPitch Competition

Paley DocPitch Competition

The Paley Center's DocPitch Competition offers a $5,000 grant from A&E IndieFilms for an unfinished or work-in-progress documentary from an emerging filmmaker living in the United States (someone with two or less credits for directing feature documentary films, whether or not those films have

Tribeca All Access

Tribeca All Access

Tribeca All Access® seeks feature-length scripted and documentary projects from both established and emerging storytellers whose team includes a director that is from a community systematically excluded from the U.S. film industry.

WIFD ARRI Camera Course Grant

WIFD ARRI Camera Course Grant

Women In Film Dallas (WIFD) Scholastic Grant Fund is a non-profit organization and is part of a global community that empowers, promotes and mentors women in film, television and the digital media industry through networking, recognition and educational opportunities.

Film Independent Sloan Distribution Grant

Film Independent Sloan Distribution Grant

The Sloan Distribution Grant is a $50,000 grant awarded by Film Independent to a film that is entering its distribution phase. Eligible films must depict themes, stories and characters grounded in real science, technology or economics.


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