The SFFS Documentary Film Fund (DFF) supports riveting documentaries in postproduction distinguished by compelling stories, intriguing characters and an innovative visual approach.
Since its launch in 2011, the SFFS Documentary Film Fund has distributed more than $450,000 to advance new work by filmmakers nationwide.
Expected to grow in the coming years as further underwriting is secured, the Documentary Film Fund is made possible thanks to a generous gift from Jennifer Battat and the Jenerosity Foundation.
You always need a Film Business Plan to get funding from investors.
DFF grants are awarded once each year. Exact amounts of individual grants and the number of grants made will be determined on an annual basis. As with all Film Society grants, in addition to the cash awards, recipients will gain access to numerous benefits through Filmmaker360, the Film Society's comprehensive and dynamic filmmaker services program.
Call for Entries Opens in March.