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Sundance Institute and TIME Studios
02/08/21 4:30 PM MST
Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for feature-length film projects. Funding is intended to support projects at any production phase from development through post-production. Priority will be given to applications from early career and emerging artists. Sundance supports independent nonfiction films that display artful film language, effective storytelling, originality and feasibility, contemporary cultural relevance, and potential to reach and connect with its intended audience.
Sundance accept feature-length (52 minutes or more) nonfiction projects. The Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program supports independent nonfiction films with budgets under $1,000,000 (one million) USD. Hybrid/animated and experimental documentaries are also eligible to apply. Creative and editorial control must be held by members of the films’ key creative teams. All proposals must convey some vision for a finished film.
GrantWatch ID#: 127055
40 to 50 projects per year
- Development: up to $15,000
- Production/Post-production: up to $40,000
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://apply.sundance.org/prog/238746/apply/
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