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How To Successfully Pitch Your Documentary, According To Filmmakers Who Have Done It
Finance & Funding 17th Jun 2016

film finance, film funding, documentaries

Non-fiction filmmakers at this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest MeetMarket share their secrets for pitching to potential investors.
The 9 Ways to Finance an Independent Film
Finance & Funding 15th Jun 2016

filmmaking, indie tips, film finance, funding

While films require money to be made well, there’s are better ways to find that money than convincing a rich person to part with a few hundred thousand dollars.
Funding available from Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund
Finance & Funding 12th Jun 2016
Hot Docs, one of the world's best documentary festivals, aims to support doc filmmakers that are citizens and residents of countries in continental Africa through funds and mentorship.
4 Ways That Filmmakers Can Diversify Revenues
Finance & Funding 9th Jun 2016

Filmmaker Tips, Revenue

Creators know how important it is to constantly find new revenue streams. Technology is evolving faster than ever, with new devices and content channels making their way to digital audiences every few years.
National Film & Video Foundation (NFVF) call for 2016 proposals
Finance & Funding 6th Jun 2016

finance and funding, National Film & Video Foundation,NFVF, call for proposals

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) are inviting emerging black filmmakers to submit proposals for consideration under the Emerging Black Filmmakers Transformation Fund (EBFTF).
Call for applications - OMDC’s International Financing Forum (IFF) - September 11- 12, 2016
Finance & Funding 1st Jun 2016
Selected international and Canadian producers are brought together with international sales agents, US distributors, equity financiers, agents and executive producers for brokered meetings and exclusive networking opportunities.
Grants available from the Sundance Documentary Fund
Finance & Funding 30th May 2016

documentary grants, Sundance

Sundance offers some sizable grants to international filmmakers with an open application process.
7th Durban FilmMart Full Programme Announced
Finance & Funding 26th May 2016

Durban FilmMart, DFM, Durban, Durban International Film Festival

An insightful industry programme has been scheduled for this year’s DFM, which has as its objective to stimulate the development of project collaboration between African filmmakers and increase the visibility of African cinema on a global platform.
Points North Fellowship deadline extended
Finance & Funding 20th May 2016
The Points North Fellowship is a unique opportunity for six filmmakers (or filmmaking teams) to accelerate the development of their feature-length documentary projects through a combination of funding, focused mentorship, workshops, industry meetings and a public pitch session.