List of the Best Documentary Grants to Fund Your Film

List of the Best Documentary Grants to Fund Your Film

Here is the list of upcoming Film Grants for Documentaries to bring your important story to life. For filmmakers around the world, this massive #filmfunding resource shows you the #documentary grants by upcoming deadline. Apply with ease by just clicking on the links for more information on each grant.

Documentary Funding

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.

Deadline: 27 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

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

World Cinema Fund Production Grant

World Cinema Fund Production Grant

Together with the Federal Foundation for Culture and in cooperation with the Goethe Institute, the Foreign Ministry and German producers, the World Cinema Fund works to develop and support cinema in regions with a weak film infrastructure, while fostering cultural diversity in German cinemas.

Deadline: 3 March

TFI New Media Fund

TFI New Media Fund

Funding and support to non-fiction, social issue media projects which go beyond traditional screens—integrating film with content across media platforms, from video games, apps, social networks and Web. For projects based anywhere in advanced development or beyond.

Deadline: 12 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

The Roy Dean Grant/From the Heart Productions Grant

The Roy Dean Grant/From the Heart Productions Grant

The Roy Dean Summer Grant includes over $30k of in-kind services and products is open for shorts, docs, and features films with a budget under $500,000. We fund compelling stories about little known subjects, historical films, and films that touch hearts.

Deadline: 31 March

IDFA International Co-Production Support

IDFA International Co-Production Support

The IDFA Bertha Fund supports international co-productions between documentary filmmakers in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe and European co-producers.

Deadline: 1 April

Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund

Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund

As mainstream media moves away from in-depth coverage of domestic and global social issues, documentaries have become an important and much needed tool to draw attention to these contemporary international conflicts.

Deadline: 5 April


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Best Documentary Film Courses Online

Best Documentary Film Courses Online

Here is a list of the best online documentary courses. Within a couple of days you will learn from top documentary professionals how to write, structure and shoot your documentary.

Top Box Office Documentary Loglines

Top Box Office Documentary Loglines

Writing your #Documentary Logline is as important as the script itself. Here are #logline examples that shows you how in a sentence or two describe your film so that producers and film investors immediately know what your documentary is about.

Documentary Budget

Documentary Budget

Documentary budget that includes the calculation of grants, donations and fundraising income.


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