Documentary Grants

Hubert Bals Fund

The Hubert Bals Fund is a curatorial fund dedicated to supporting filmmakers from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe in every stage of the filmmaking process – from script development to post-production [Learn More]

IDFA Bertha Fund

The IDFA Bertha Fund supports independent, critical, and artistic voices from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe (IBF regions) with the aim of stimulating and empowering the creative documentary sector in these regions [Learn More]

The Scottish Documentary Institute Consultancies

If you are a Scottish filmmaker and have the passion and commitment to tell powerful stories in an innovative way, SDI wants to help develop your idea by sharing their expertise and contacts with you [Learn More]

Sundance Documentary Fund

The Sundance Institute Documentary Fund supports the work of nonfiction filmmakers from around the globe [Learn More]

Visions Sud Est Fund

The fund supports film productions from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe, aims at making them visible worldwide and guarantees their distribution in Switzerland. [Learn More]

The Whickers Film & TV Funding Award

The Film & TV Funding Award is awarded annually to an emerging filmmaker from anywhere in the world with the most promising pitch for a director-led documentary [Learn More]

World Cinema Fund

The World Cinema Fund supports exclusively the production and distribution of feature films and feature-length documentaries. The support is focused on the following regions and countries: Latin America, Central America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, the Caucasus as well as Bangladesh, Nepal, Mongolia and Sri Lanka [Learn More]

This page is updated on an ongoing basis. If you have a documentary accelerator programme or workshop open to European filmmakers and would like it included please email us