Current Opportunities

Black Public Media Open 

Application deadline:

October 1, 2021

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This year’s Open Call is for feature-length documentaries and shorts (nonfiction or scripted) that are currently in pre-production, production, or post-production and intended for public media distribution. Selected projects will receive production funding to advance the work. There are no limits on the subject area. However, BPM encourages work that will promote discourse and engage audiences around a critical social issue. Up to three proposals will receive awards ranging from $20,000 - $50,000 as well as an invitation to pitch for an additional award of up to $100,000.

NYC Women's Fund for Media, Music, and Theatre

Application deadline:

November 1, 2021

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The NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre provides grants to encourage and support the creation of digital, film, music, television, and live or online theatre content that reflects the voices and perspectives of all who identify as women. In 2021/22 cycle, the Women’s Fund will distribute $2.5M in funding to Media, Music and Theatre projects in NYC.