Got a great Doc in the works? Listed below are a few funds available to help you finish your project. Apply now!
February 5, 2009 - Deadline
The Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund is seeking feature-length documentaries that are in production or post-production with the intended premiere exhibition in 2010. Eligible films include those which examine or document people who are ignored, ostracized or otherwise marginalized; people fighting for social or political change; or broad social movements.
February 9, 2009 - Deadline
The Sundance Documentary Fund is a key program of the Documentary Film Program, dedicated to supporting U.S. and international documentary films that focus on current human rights issues, freedom of expression, social justice, civil liberties, and exploring critical issues of our time.
And great opportunities to pitch your Doc from our friends at the Channel Four BRITDOC Foundation!
“The Good Pitch is a new evolution in the ‘pitch forum’ format. It absolutely fits our focus on supporting human rights and social issue documentary films with broad impact. The Channel Four BRITDOC Foundation has been a great innovator in the social issue documentary sector and we are enthusiastic partners in bringing the Good Pitch to North America.”
February 16, 2009 - Open for Submissions
SILVERDOCS: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival, June 18-22nd, near Washington, D.C.
For the Good Pitch @ SILVERDOCS, we are looking for up to 8 projects which cover a range of topics from all over the world. We will also want to see that you have given some thought to what you want to achieve with your film through an associated outreach campaign. Your campaign can take any form, whether seeking to promote public engagement and/or policy change, or engaging with the issues raised in new and interesting ways.
February 29, 2009 - Deadline
Toronto Documentary Forum (TDF), May 6-7, part of the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.
For the Good Pitch @ Hot Docs, we are looking for international projects with a distinctive human rights focus, which transform stories of abuse and injustice into compelling documentary films. We will also want to see that you have given some thought to what you want to achieve with your film through an associated outreach campaign. Your campaign can take any form, whether seeking to promote public engagement and/or policy change, or engaging with the issues raised in new and interesting ways.
The Good Pitch will be making its final stop at IFP’s Independent Film Week, in New York City, September 24, 2009.