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Film grants between $10K – $25K available from the Fledgling Fund
Finance & Funding 6th Dec 2016

grants, film grants, The Fledgling Fund

Fledgling has an open rolling application process for grants to support outreach and engagement for social issue documentary film projects that have the potential to inspire positive social change around issues that affect the most vulnerable.
Grants of up to $75K available from the Filmmaker Fund
Finance & Funding 5th Dec 2016
To be selected as a project of the Filmmaker Fund is to have a partner in the entirety of the journey. That includes grants of up to $75K as well as an invitation to their annual retreat, festival navigation and distribution strategy.
Beg, Barter, and Strategize: 8 Tips From Doc Funding Experts
Finance & Funding 21st Nov 2016
Leading doc film funders drop knowledge on how to apply for grants and the pros and cons of crowdfunding.
$20-$50K funding available from the Sundance Documentary Fund
Finance & Funding 18th Nov 2016

grants, film grants, Sundance Documentary Fund

A core component of Sundance's Documentary Film Program, this competitive grant looks for artful films about relevant topics, and it can get you $20-$50K.
A Producer’s Perspective: 8 Tips for Creative Financing for Your Short Film
Finance & Funding 16th Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, film financing

Anyone who’s made a short film will know that raising finance is often the biggest hurdle you face. Soft funds tend to open for submission once a year and are fiercely competitive…
Special funding programme: World Cinema Fund Africa
Finance & Funding 11th Nov 2016

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The World Cinema Fund in cooperation with the German Federal Foreign Office has launched a special funding opportunity for projects from Sub-Saharan Africa.
Top 5 Film Crowd Funding Podcasts You Can’t Ignore
Finance & Funding 9th Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, film financing, crowd funding

You can get very good educational stuff and educate yourself by listening to podcasts in voices of experienced speakers. Podcasts can be a really effective way to learn a lot about new subjects or industries.
10 days left to apply for NFVF Animation Slate to the value of R7.5m
Finance & Funding 8th Nov 2016

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The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is calling for proposals for an Animation Slate to the value of R7.5m over a period of 3 years. The slate is targeted at Tier 2 Production Companies with an aim of cultivating sustainability and viability.
Kickstarter’s New Feature Lets Its Users Live Stream Their Campaigns
Finance & Funding 3rd Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, film financing, film funding, Livestreaming, Kickstarter

Crowdfunding projects looking to push further contributions can now make use of an exciting new tool. Kickstarter has announced Kickstarter Live, a live streaming option for its creative community.