Funding Programmes

  • DMZ Docs Fund

    DMZ Docs (DMZ International Documentary Film Festival)

    DMZ Docs began in 2009, which is held in the nearest places from DMZ, Demilitarized Zone, where is the bumper zone between North Korea and South Korea. DMZ Docs usually screen about 100 documentary films from all over the world with various programs including International, Asian and Korean competition sections. As a platform to connect Asian documentary filmmakers and promote networking within and outside of the Asia, it is running the DMZ Docs Funds which is supporting for Korean and Asian documentary films. DMZ Docs Fund, the biggest documentary funds in Korea, provides 300,000USD to a total of 15 Asian projects for their production. Along with this fund support, DMZ Docs also focus on building a network between documentary filmmakers in Asia. Through the workshop and seminar during the festival, it will discuss documentary production environment in each Asian country and seek ways to cooperate with each other.

  • Documentary Company

    Documentary Company

    The Documentary Company is an EIS fund that produces and co-finances new relevant topical feature and TV documentaries with universal resonance, that cross cultural boundaries and exploit worldwide markets. The Documentary Company is looking for compelling stories within the four categories of human interest, politics, music, and nature and environment. Strong commercial proposals with international appeal are preferred.

  • Doha Film Institute: International Funding

    Doha Film Institute

    The Institute supports emerging voices from Qatar, the MENA region and around the world, and provides them with creative and financial assistance so they can translate their stories into viable film projects. It is the Institute's hope to discover quality film projects that have regional relevance, and that contribute to a diverse slate of engaging films. The funding programme: - seeks out original voices in film; - develops a community of filmmakers among its alumni; - encourages cross-pollination and creative interaction among artists; - offers creative development support throughout the life cycle of films.

  • Enjaaz Film Fund

    Dubai International Film Festival

    Enjaaz is the post-production and production funding support programme at the heart of the Dubai Film Market. Enjaaz provides vital post-production financial support to film projects led by Arab filmmakers and production funding to film projects helmed by Gulf filmmakers.

  • Eurimages - European Cinema Support Fund

    Council of Europe

    Eurimages is the cultural support fund of the Council of Europe. The fund supports the audiovisual industry by providing financial support to feature films, animations and documentaries produced in Europe. In doing so, it encourages co-operation between professionals established in different European countries.

  • Film Fund Luxembourg

    Film Fund Luxembourg

    The Film Fund Luxembourg aims to promote and foster an environment in which the country's film production industry can develop and flourish. The Fund, an official body supervised by the minister responsible for the audiovisual sector and the minister responsible for culture, implements the overall policy of the government's support for audiovisual productions. Thus, it manages the program through which the Luxembourg government provides financial support to audiovisual productions. Since 2012, Film Fund Luxembourg offers only one support mechanism for audiovisual productions to be carried out by a Luxembourg registered film production company. The so-called National Audiovisual Production Support (AFS) is a selective scheme which provides discretionary loans to producers to finance development and scriptwriting, distribution and production/co-production for fiction, animation, documentaries, short films, transmedia projects, repayable from the finished work's receipts.

  • Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein

    Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein

    Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein supports cinema films and exceptional TV productions of all genres and lengths. Applications can be submitted for the following areas: Script Funding, Project Development, Production Support. International co-productions can also be funded. The aims are to bring interesting co-productions to Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, strengthen producers from the region as potential co-production partners for international projects and continue existing cooperation.

  • Filmmaker Fund

    Filmmaker Fund

    The Filmmaker Fund is committed to both proven and emerging filmmakers with assistance at every stage of production and post-production.

  • Filmstiftung NRW

    Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

    Filmstiftung NRW funds films both for cinema and television in all phases of creation and exploitation: from the development of the original story idea to production and distribution. Funding schemes: development and pre-production production of feature and TV films distribution and sales

  • Finnish Film Foundation: Development Support

    Finnish Film Foundation

    Development support can be applied toward the writing and further development of the script, production, shooting and set design plans, and any other measures required before a budget and the related financing arrangements can be completed.