Climate change and labour film grant for filmmakers

DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 1, 2024 — Filmmakers can apply for this climate change and labour film grant offered by the Pulitzer Centre, the Financial Times and One World Media.

The partners seek an experienced filmmaker who will produce a short documentary on how climate change is affecting lives and work in the global south.

Underrepresented groups, including people of colour, ethnic groups, women, LGBTQ+, or people with disabilities, are encouraged to apply for the film grant.

The successful filmmaker will receive up to £20,000 in funding for their film among other benefits.

Applicants must have five years plus of evidenced experience as documentary-makers.

The deadline for applications is September 1, 2024.

APPLY HERE

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