FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS FILMMAKING GRANTS

FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS FILMMAKING GRANTS

01/03/19 Announcement / Grant opportunity / Job Opportunity /

Deadline: 1 June 2019
Benefits: up to USD 5000 grants


Description

FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS (FWB) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that is dedicated to empowering the next generation of digital storytellers. FWB filmmaking grants provide funding and support for independent filmmakers to share their stories. Funds are available for narrative, documentary, experimental, and new media projects in various stages of production.

FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS (FWB) supports independent filmmakers around the world via grants and other funding initiatives. Supported projects include narrative films, documentary films, and new media projects that align with themes of social justice, empowerment, and cultural exchange.

Proposed projects should address one of the following themes:

– social justice;
– women’s voices;
– youth voices;
– identity;
– cultural exchange;
– climate change.

Eligibility 

– Applicants from any country are encouraged to apply;
– Applicants should be 18+ years old;
– Applicants should be proficient in relevant digital technologies;
– Applicants should be able to provide samples of their work;
– Applications and supporting materials must be produced in English;
– NOTE: Completed films may be in any language.

Benefits

Grants are available in the following amounts (Tier 1 – Tier 4):

– Development: USD 250, USD 500, USD 750, or USD 1000
– Production: USD 500, USD 1000, USD 2500, or USD 5000
– Post-production: USD 250, USD 500, USD 1000, or USD 2500
– Film Festival Applications: USD 100, USD 250, USD 500, or USD 750

How to apply

  1. Prepare all supporting materials;
  2. Submit an online application.

 

For more information please visit the official website.