The Humane Society’s Ace Documentary Film Grant

A grant for films in production or post that highlight the welfare of animals. From the Humane Society: $20,000 prize is awarded to the filmmaker who best succeeds in merging animal issues with a compelling narrative. Film projects must contain an animal welfare or animal protection issue. http://www.humanesociety.org/about/events/ace/

Sundance Documentary Fund Application is now OPEN

The Sundance Documentary Film Program supports non-fiction filmmakers worldwide in the production of cinematic documentaries on contemporary themes. Established in 2002 with founding support from Open Society Foundations, the Program is a vibrant global resource for independent non-fiction storytelling. How to Apply:  http://www.sundance.org/programs/documentary-film

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NEH Media Projects: Production Grants

Don’t miss out on this funding opportunity for your film, television, and radio projects! NEH Media Projects: Production Grants is accepting applications for consideration. The Media Projects program supports film, television, and radio projects that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. All projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship in disciplines such as history, art history, film studies, literature, drama, religious studies, philosophy, or anthropology. Production grants support the production and distribution of films, television programs, and radio programs that promise to engage a broad public audience. Deadline: January 11, 2017 for Projects Beginning August 2017. More info: https://www.neh.gov/grants/public/media-projects-production-grants

Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographers

unknownThe Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographers offers approximately $10,000 worth of gear and accessories loaned on a rolling basis to any narrative short, music video, or feature film project to be shot by a female cinematographer. Recipients of the grant receive a loaned camera package for up to 21 production days. APPLY HERE

 

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Panavision’s New Filmmaker Program

unknownPanavision believes in helping students and beginning filmmakers achieve their dreams. More than 25 years ago, Panavision launched the New Filmmaker Program, an ongoing grant program that loans camera packages to film schools, training programs, and independent filmmakers – at little or no charge. Panavision’s commitment to the industry’s future provides student and beginning filmmakers the opportunity to work with professional grade equipment early in their careers.

The New Filmmaker Program loans film or digital camera packages (based on availability) to filmmakers for student thesis films, “low-budget” independent features, showcase reels, Public Service Announcements, or any other type of short not-for-profit project. The New Filmmaker Program has served hundreds of aspiring filmmakers, many of them eventually becoming regular Panavision customers. More info: http://www.panavision.com/new-filmmaker-program

AbelCine Feature Film Grant

AbelCine_Panasonic_logosThe AbelCine Feature Film Grant Powered by Panasonic is a program for Film Independent Fellows, alumni of the LA Film Festival and Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees. Film Independent will select a qualified filmmaker who will be loaned a film or digital camera package (based on availability) to use for his or her feature film production. (Deadline: June 24, 2016) http://www.filmindependent.org/programs/grants-and-awards/abelcine-feature-film-grant/

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Roy W. Dean 2016 Summer Film Grant Now Accepting Submissions

logo.gifGot a unique film project that contributes to society?  The Roy W. Dean Film Grant is looking to award its grant to one that fits that description.  This year’s winner receives $3,500 cash and $30,000 in donated film products and services to help complete their film.  Films can be documentaries, short films, features, TV or web series. Deadline for submission is June 30th, 2016. You can apply for the grant at http://fromtheheartproductions.com/grant-application-form/


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Film Independent Documentary Lab – Apply today (Deadline 12/7)

WFI_resourcespage_pic01What is Film Independent’s Documentary Lab?
Held in Los Angeles in April, the Film Independent Documentary Lab is an intensive five-week program designed to help filmmakers who are currently in post-production on their feature-length documentary films. Through a series of meetings and workshops, the Documentary Lab provides creative feedback and story notes to participating filmmakers, while helping them to strategize for the completion, distribution, and marketing of their films.

Additionally, the program serves to advance the careers of its Fellows by making introductions to film professionals who can advise on both the craft and business of documentary filmmaking. Lab Fellows attend multiple guest-speaker sessions with established documentary directors, producers, and editors, and each is paired with an experienced Creative Advisor who can provide support and insight as the Fellows ready their projects for release.

Applications for the 2016 Documentary Lab are OPEN.
Application deadline: December 7, 2015 – APPLY HERE

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Filmmakers From Underrepresented Communities Invited to Apply for Tribeca All Access Program

Tribeca All Access supports working filmmakers in the United States and Puerto Rico from communities statistically underrepresented in the film industry with grants, year-round resources, and great access to industry contacts. The program seeks feature-length scripted and documentary submissions from established and emerging filmmakers whose team includes a U.S. – based director or screenwriter from a community that is statistically underrepresented in the film industry.  More information