Some of the biggest grant opportunities of the year have just been announced.
The Tribeca Film Institute, one of the most prominent grant providers in the industry, has announced submission dates for its four biggest funds: All Access, Latin America, Documentary, and Gucci Documentary. Check out the descriptions below, courtesy of the Tribeca Film Institute, and we'll update you with details once they are released.
Submissions Open: Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Submissions Close: Sunday, November 6, 2016
Tribeca All Access ® is TFI’s flagship program for scripted and documentary storytellers from underrepresented communities. TAA specializes in providing a full range of services for storytellers who are best described by one word: Fearless. The TFI Latin America Fund provides grants, professional guidance, and an entrance into the US industry to scripted, documentary, animated, or hybrid feature-length films from innovative film and video artists living and working in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America.
Submissions: TBD Fall 2016 (check back later for updated details)
The TFI Documentary Fund supports and furthers the development of exceptional character-driven, non-fiction works that spotlight contemporary themes with an original focus and bold, creative filmmaking. This fund allows TFI to financially support many audience-grabbing genres in the documentary field.
Submissions Open: December 5, 2016
Submissions Close: February 5, 2017
The Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund provides finishing funds to feature-length documentaries which highlight and humanize issues of social importance from around the world. Funded films are driven by thoughtful and in-depth storytelling, bolstered by a compelling visual approach. The AOL Charitable Foundation Award, a subset of the Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund fund, provides grants to four filmmakers whose feature-length documentaries illuminate the lives of women and youth around the globe, and spotlight the ways they are working to improve their communities and futures.