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Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund
Grant

Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund

DEADLINE: 30 November 2020

The Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund provides grants to African documentary filmmakers to tell their stories and contribute to the next generation of African documentary talent.

Criteria

Applications are open to professional filmmakers who are citizens and residents of continental Africa who must also live and work in the region.

Benefits

  • Development grants up to $10,000 CAD and production grants of up to $40,000 CAD for four to ten projects each year.
  • Up to five funded projects are invited to participate in a year-long mentorship program, which includes private filmmaker labs at Hot Docs and the Durban FilmMart/Durban International Film Festival or other festivals and markets in Africa.