Resources for Film Festivals

Here you will find a number of resources for the funding of human rights film festivals.

  • Africalia – Organisation for development in Africa 
  • Amnesty International – Human rights organisation 
  • Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) – grants arts and cultural projects in the Arab region 
  • Art Moves Africa (AMA) – Mobility fund artists in Africa 
  • Bertha Foundation – Supporting the creation and distribution of social impact media projects 
  • DOEN Foundation – Providing grant possibilities for sustainable world 
  • Ford Foundation – Working with visionaries on the frontlines of social change worldwide 
  • HIVOS – NGO for a fair, free and sustainable world 
  • Human Rights Watch – Human rights organisation 
  • International Media Support – Supports filmmakers who contribute to freedom of expression and socio-political change in developing countries and conflict areas 
  • Kickstarter – Crowdfunding to support creative projects 
  • LGBT Funders – Grants that support well-being of gay, economic, racial, gender justice 
  • Mama Cash– Womens rights organisation providing grant opportunities 
  • Media Programme – Financial support in the development, distribution and promotion of EU film and audiovisual industries 
  • Movies that Matter Support Programme – Supports human rights film screenings worldwide 
  • National Endowment for Democracy – Providing grant opportunities 
  • Open Society Foundations – Work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies 
  • OXFAM – NGO to end poverty and injustice 
  • Pifworld – Crowdfunding, bundles forces for a better world
  • Prince Claus Fund – Stimulates the freedom of cultural expression worldwide
  • Rockefeller Foundation – Global health organisation providing grant opportunities
  • Sigrid Rausing Trust – Grant making foundation to support human rights globally 
  • Solar World Cinema – international network of solar powered mobile cinemas
    See their toolkit on solar mobile cinema.
  • Visegrad Fund – Grants for innovative ideas for sustainable regional cooperation in the Visegrad region and Central and Eastern Europe
  • Foreign embassies or cultural institutes of Embassies, such as the German Goethe Institute, Institut Français, British Council, Cervantes (Spain)

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