Applications are accepted for feature-length, narrative film projects in all stages of production by directors from eligible nations of Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Oceania. Applications will be accepted until the 16th of July 2012, and granting decisions will be announced in October this year.
Application Deadline: 16 July 2012
For Applications, Eligibility Requirements and Granting Guidelines, please visit the Global Film website.
About the Granting Program
The Global Film Initiative's Granting Programme awards fifteen to twenty grants per year, of up to $10,000 each, to filmmakers whose work exhibits artistic excellence, authentic self-representation and accomplished storytelling. Funds received from grants are used to support completion of film production and to subsidize post-production costs such as laboratory and sound mixing fees as well as access to advanced editing systems.
Since the Initiative's founding in 2002, the Granting Programmw has awarded 122 grants to filmmakers worldwide.
For more information about the Granting Programme, click here.
About the Global Film Initiative
The Global Film Initiative is a U.S based international arts organization specializing in the support of independent film from Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Founded in 2002 to promote cross-cultural understanding through the language of cinema, the Initiative awards numerous grants to deserving filmmakers from around the world each year, and supports a touring film series entitled Global Lens.
For more information about the Global Lens film series and Global Film Initiative programmes, click here.