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#EquallyLoud – Call for Proposals: Grants for Short Films in Pakistan

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 6, 2019 from Brazil
Expires on September 14, 2019
Zero mm Youth Film Festival Southasia logo
Zero mm Youth Film Festival Southasia logo

The Little Art (through its project Zero mm Youth Film Festival Southasia) is accepting proposals to support short film production through small grants.

The call aims to support:
a) projects that address themes related to gender based discrimination, women and girl’s education, violence against women & girls, child abuse and harassment. Grants are available for production and post production stages.
b) young independent filmmakers from Pakistan.

The pitched proposals must have under 25 young people working in the key roles in the projects.

Projects seeking for support shall include narrative/fiction films, documentary films, and new media projects that align with themes of gender equality, violence against children specially young girls and women, and empowerment of the marginalized from gender and rights perspective.

The outcome of the grants will be the short film produced for the showcase.

The ceiling of the grant is 100,000 PKR for each project.

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Eligibility: Pakistan (individual filmmakers or production companies).

Submission: a 2-page proposal that shall include the narrative of the story/idea, and explanation of how the small grant funds will be used for the project.

For more information, visit https://zerommfest.com/funding/

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Jill Langhus
Aug 07
Aug 07

This one sounds great, too. Thank you!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 07
Aug 07

Thanks for your ongoing support!

Jill Langhus
Aug 07
Aug 07

You're welcome. Thanks for your opportunity posts.

Wow, I wonder if Sister Zeph's school could apply for this. Thank you, Ana!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 08
Aug 08

Hurry up :-)
Best,
Ana

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12
Aug 12

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.