How do I get a grant for a documentary?

How do I get a grant for a documentary?

Get your project made and seen

  1. Documentary Film Grants. Organization.
  2. American Documentary Film Fund. Organization.
  3. Cinema General Grant. Organization.
  4. Documentary Program. Organization.
  5. Public Television Grants. Organization.
  6. The SDF Production Grant. Organization.
  7. The SDF Research and Development Grant. Organization.

What is the IDFA grant?

The IDFA Bertha Fund is the only fund in the world dedicated solely to stimulating and empowering the creative documentary sector in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe. The Fund supports relevant films with a clear sense of artistic ambition.

How do you budget a documentary film?

As a rule of thumb, a lot of producers assume that a finished corporate production or high-quality YouTube video will cost about $1,000 per finished minute of footage. From there, you can extrapolate the final cost based on length. A 60-minute documentary will therefore cost $60,000.

Who is the Bertha Foundation?

Bertha Foundation (@BerthaFN) / Twitter. Bertha Foundation supports activists, storytellers and lawyers that are working to bring about social and economic justice, and human rights for all.

How is IDFA used?

The Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA) is a random device identifier assigned by Apple to a user’s device. Advertisers use this to track data so they can deliver customized advertising. The data can then be used to discover information such as which in-app events a user triggers.

How much money can a documentary make?

The median profit from documentaries is very low. Probably $20K-$50K. But this is really hard to calculate because most docs that make money are picked up by cable channels like CNN or HBO or Al Jazerra, so they don’t generate box office sales, they generate ad income. And this is just the median profit.

How much does HBO pay for a documentary?

What does a network pay for a documentary? A high-end documentary can cost anywhere from $100,000 to $2 million to produce, and the max amount a network will pay is in the high six figures to $1 million (although HBO is said to have paid much more for “The Jinx”).

What is a typical documentary budget?

Documentary budgets can range from $30,000 to $1.5 million, depending on the film’s duration, scope, and experience of creative team/crew. In some rare instances deferments are essential to start filming or capture respective core elements of the story before the Production Company has received any funds.

Where is the Bertha Foundation based?

South Africa
Bertha’s Impact Investment Fund is based in South Africa and is currently also exploring investment opportunities in East Africa.

What is a Bertha fellow?

Fellowships for Activists. and Investigative Journalists. The Bertha Challenge is an opportunity for activists and investigative journalists to spend a year focussing on one pressing social justice issue.

Why is Apple killing IDFA?

Why Apple Killed the IDFA To be perfectly clear, Apple hasn’t “killed” IDFA per se, but has made tracking in apps an “opt-in” situation in iOS 14 as part of the company’s continued focus on user privacy. In previous iOS versions, users could opt-out by using the “limit ad tracking” option in their settings.