Film Grants 2021

WorldView Development Fund

WorldView Development Fund

Currently only established programme makers/media producers/production companies may apply. Individual producers are not excluded from applying to the Fund, but are encouraged to approach established production companies to umbrella their projects.

Deadline: 26 September

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.

Claims Conference Film Grant

Claims Conference Film Grant

In movie theaters, at film festivals, on television screens and streaming platforms, films bring the lessons and memory of the Holocaust to life.

Deadline: 1 October

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

Asian Film Market South Korea

Asian Film Market South Korea

Established in 2006, Asian Film Market serves as a total film market covering all stages of film industry from pre-production to film sales.

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

CineMart Co-Production Market

CineMart Co-Production Market

Each year, CineMart invites a select number of directors/producers to present their film projects to co-producers, funds, sales agents, distributors, TV stations and other potential financiers. Over the years, more than 454 CineMart selected films have been completed and launched.

Deadline: 20 October

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