Mental health is an incredibly important topic, and one that can lead to many short film ideas.

So why not try to crack your story with some funding while you're at it?

Voices With Impact is a yearly short film production grant that funds 5-minute films that create transformative conversations around the topic of mental health.

Each year thry award 10 filmmaking teams $7.5k to make a 5-minute short on specific underrepresented mental health topics.

You can watch the 10 films from last year here.

This year, thry are looking for film proposals on the topic of Serious Mental Illness, or Cliques & Echo Chambers.

They want No Film School readers to find out more about these topics and how to apply by joining us at one of our Grant Information Events.

Aug 10: Voices With Impact Open Call: Cliques and Echo Chambers Grant Application Info Session

Aug 24: Voices With Impact Open Call: Mental Health Animation Special

The submission window opens August 15, 2023 and closes September 15, 2023.

Information on how to apply will be updated here.