Ask Programming: Recent Questions from Filmmakers

Posted on April 30, 2009

ITVS programming staff answer questions from filmmakers about the funding process: 

Q: I’m a filmmaker from Argentina with an urgent documentary in development, and I need seed money. Do you offer any funding for research and development? 
A: ITVS’s capacity to fund projects outside of its standing initiatives is extremely limited and highly competitive. Currently, ITVS funding for research and development is reserved for U.S. filmmakers. 

Q: How often does International Call occur? When is the next deadline? 
A: International Call occurs once a year; the deadline is traditionally the first Friday in February. Our next deadline is Friday, February 5, 2010. An online application is posted in mid-September. Looking to fund your film? 

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