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DEADLINE: Hot Docs-Blue Ice Docs Fund
30th Nov 2022 @ 08:00 - 17:00
The Hot Docs-Blue Ice Docs Fund has invested $3.35 million to enable more African documentary filmmakers to tell their stories and contribute to the next generation of African documentary talent. Applications are now open, with a deadline of November 30, 2022.
The Fund provides development grants of up to 10,000 CAD and production grants of up to $40,000 CAD to four to ten projects annually. 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.
The Fund also collaborates with The New York Times—Op-Docs to commission shorts from African filmmakers to showcased on The Times’s Emmy® Award–winning online forum. To date, the Fund has awarded 78 projects from 24 countries. https://hotdocs.ca/industry/film-funds/hot-docs-blue-ice-docs-fund