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Call for Documentary Project: Celebrating South African heritage and cultural diversity
Finance & Funding 3rd Oct 2017

National Film and Video Foundation, NFVF, film finance, film funding

The call seeks to award R750 000 funding each to Tier 2 and 3 filmmakers to produce one documentary each in keeping with the theme of the “South African Social and Cultural Diversity”.
Apply now for the The Bertha BRITDOC Documentary Journalism Fund
Finance & Funding 2nd Oct 2017

grants, film grants, Bertha BRITDOC Documentary Journalism Fund

This new fund offers £10,000 to 50,000 to doc filmmakers from any country in a mix of grants and investments. From BRITDOC:
YouTube has made it harder for creators to use Patreon
Finance & Funding 2nd Oct 2017
YouTube has made it more difficult to use crowdsourced-funding platforms like Patreon with a recent out-of-the-blue update.
The Essential Guide for Crafting Film Budgets (with FREE Film Budget Template)
Finance & Funding 29th Sep 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, film financing, film funding, free film budget template

Since film budget software like Movie Magic Budgeting, Showbiz Budgeting, and EP Budgeting can run on the pricey side, StudioBinder have created a free film budget template. Their film budget spreadsheet follows the standard feature of film structure.
Fork Films Open Call for Documentary Grant Applications
Finance & Funding 28th Sep 2017

film finance, film funding, film grants, Forks Films

Forks Films' annual open call for documentary grant applications is now underway through October 10th!
Facebook To Spend $1 Billion On Original Content For ‘Watch’ Through 2018 (Report)
Finance & Funding 13th Sep 2017

social media, Facebook , film finance, film funding, Watch

On the heels of the launch of premium video venture Watch, reports have surfaced that Facebook is poised to spend $1 billion on original content over the next year.
Grant of up to $30,000 CDN available from Hot Docs Theatrical Stream
Finance & Funding 12th Sep 2017

grants, film grants, Hot Docs Theatrical Stream

The Theatrical Stream of the CrossCurrents Doc Fund supports a new range of filmmakers with auteur driven stories from underrepresented and marginalized communities from around the world.
3 First Steps to Finance Your Indie Film
Finance & Funding 5th Sep 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, film financing, film funding

Think of it as a trilogy of coloring books. We trace the shapes, and it’s up to you to shade in the specifics.