NZFC Funding

Posted Tuesday 07 May 2024

NZFC Funding

Members, around the corner, in July, these funding applications will close. Be bold, get creative. We wish you all the best with packaging your brilliance!

Early Development Fund Deadline Monday, 22 Jul 2024

The Early Development Fund (EDF)supports the development of scripts that have the potential to make great New Zealand feature films.

The Key Objectives of the EDF are to:

• Support the development of scripted feature films that have the potential
to be high impact, authentic and culturally significant.

• Facilitate dynamic pathways for outstanding filmmaking talent with the
experience and ability to advance feature films towards production.

You can apply for non-recoupable grants of up to $25,000 per application and can
apply more than once per project, up to a total amount of $60,000 funding per
project.

This fund is primarily focused on early development of scripts. If you have a
market ready script and are looking for funding for packaging, then you may be
eligible for an Advanced Development Fund Grant.

Documentary Development Fund Deadline Monday, 22 Jul 2024

The Documentary Development Fund (DDF) supports the development of documentary films that have the potential to become compelling cinematic releases.

Key Objectives of the DDF are to:

• Support the development of documentary feature films that have the
potential to be high impact, authentic and culturally significant.

• Facilitate dynamic pathways for outstanding filmmaking talent with the
experience and ability to advance documentaries towards production.

You can apply for non-recoupable grants of up to $20,000 per application and can
apply more than once per project, up to a total amount of $40,000 development
funding per project.

Given the more fluid nature of documentary development, this funding can
support both early and advanced development at any application stage.