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Screen Australia: Documentary Production Producer Program

The Screen Australia programme provides documentary producers with flexible funding options and supports innovative projects with a strong creative vision in the context of today’s evolving media and the commercial realities of increasingly fragmented sources of finance.

Deadline: 18 September

The Bertha BRITDOC Documentary Journalism Fund

This new fund offers a combination of grants and investments of £10,000 to £50,000 to documentary filmmakers from any country. The fund supports long form feature documentaries of a journalistic nature that bring attention to unreported issues and cameras into regions previously unseen.

Deadline: flexible

Ford Foundation: JustFilms

If you have a film project on social justice, check whether JustFilms would be interested. The fund focuses on film and digital storytelling projects that feature courageous people who face difficulties, but actively stand up for a more fair, honest and safe world. Since 2011, the company invests about $10 million annually in documentaries that raise hot social topics to help people understand the past, investigate the present and build the future. The project is intended to expand the community of beginning and experienced filmmakers, to help them implement and communicate their vision to a broad audience.

Deadline: flexible

More information about documentary film grants can be found here

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