Film Grants United States 2020

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

The Film Collaborative Fiscal Sponsorship

The Film Collaborative Fiscal Sponsorship

Fiscal Sponsorship is used when a non-profit film or film-related project or event wants to secure funding from individual, foundation, government or corporate sources that give only to nonprofit organizations with IRS tax-exempt status.

Deadline: 22 April

NBC’s Writers on the Verge

NBC’s Writers on the Verge

Writers on the Verge is a program focused on polishing writers and readying them for a staff writer position on a television series. We are looking for writers who are “almost there” but need that final bit of preparation with their writing and personal presentation skills.

Deadline: 1 May

Women Make Movies Fiscal Sponsorship

Women Make Movies Fiscal Sponsorship

Fiscal Sponsorship is designed for women filmmakers who are actively fundraising for their film project and need 501(c)(3) non-profit tax-exempt status. Your project must be a non-commercial film, VR, or multimedia project. The project director must be a woman.

Deadline: 7 May

GLAS Animation Grant Program

GLAS Animation Grant Program

For the GLAS Animation Grant cycle, two separate $2500 grants (made possible with the support of an Anonymous donor) are to be awarded to two individual filmmakers living and working in the United States to create independent short films.

Deadline: 30 May

Flies Collective Film Grant

Flies Collective Film Grant

Flies Collective is a production company and storytelling collaborative based in Brooklyn, NY. We make movies, produce branded content and provide grant funding for independent filmmakers.

Deadline: 1 June

Southern Documentary Fund In-the-Works Program

Southern Documentary Fund In-the-Works Program

The Southern Documentary Fund supports documentary films made in or about North Carolina through our annual filmmaking grants. These grants are made possible thanks to generous support from The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation.

Deadline: 23 July

CrossCurrents Doc Fund

CrossCurrents Doc Fund

Supporting interactive, short or feature-length doc projects made by filmmakers from, and telling the stories of, underrepresented and marginalized communities from around the world.

Deadline: 21 August

The Austin Film Society Grant

The Austin Film Society Grant

Every year, AFS awards grants to emerging film and video artists in the state of Texas through our AFS Grant. The Austin Film Society has now given out $1.97 million in cash and over $300K in goods and services to 500+ film and video projects since the program began in 1996.

Deadline: 1 September

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