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15 Tips for Producers from the Cannes Film Festival
Finance & Funding 1st Sep 2016

filmmaking tips, film funding, film finance

Here are 15 tips, cautions and commentaries on producing films circa 2013 Scott Macaulay picked up from his time at Cannes.
NFVF call for documentary slate proposals
Finance & Funding 31st Aug 2016

NFVF, National Film & Video Foundation, call for proposals, documentaries

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is calling for proposals for a Documentary Slate to the value of R4.5m over a period of 3 years. The slate is targeted at Tier 2 Production Companies with an aim of cultivating sustainability and viability.
What is Your Film or Project Worth in the Top 11 Territories?
Finance & Funding 24th Aug 2016

film financing, film funding, territories

Producers frequently wonder what their film or project is worth in key territories. While we can’t tell you real value, we can help you with the relative value by looking at how major genres perform around the world, relative to their global average.
Amazon is doubling its investment in video as it steps up the war against Netflix
Finance & Funding 12th Aug 2016
Amazon plans to double down on its video content for the rest of the year as it goes to war against Netflix in the online video streaming space.
Get Up to $100K from BitTorrent, Because 'F*ck Content'
Finance & Funding 11th Aug 2016

film financing, film funding, BitTorrent Discovery Fund

If your work is uncompromising and original, apply to the BitTorrent Discovery Fund for cash and promotional grants.
Call for Submissions: CMG Action Grant — up to $10,000 for your environmental short film
Finance & Funding 28th Jul 2016

grants, film grants, CMG Action Grant

For the second year, Points North Institute is partnering with the Conservation Media Group to award a CMG Action Grant of up to $10,000 at this year’s Camden International Film Festival.
Submit your crowdfunding video or trailer to fund your film. Total prize value $28,998
Finance & Funding 26th Jul 2016

Film competitions, The Audience Awards, ReelPitch challenge

Filmmakers from around the globe are invited to submit a pitch video of your film or web series and an industry jury + the global audience will select their favorites to award a share of $28,998 to four deserving film projects.
nextPix/firstPix is now assisting with Crowd funding Grants for 2016
Finance & Funding 25th Jul 2016

film financing, film funding, crowdfunding

nextPix will offer funding of up to 5K through the crowd funding campaign of the filmmaker's choice. nextPix will also publicize the selected project(s) through its own website and may assist filmmakers in promoting their project.