Relief fund available for documentarians [Worldwide]

Posted on Apr 30, 2020 in Multimedia Journalism

Independent documentarians can apply for this new fund.

Field of Vision and Topic Studios have launched a US$250,000 fund for documentary freelancers who have experienced hardship from loss of income or opportunity as a result of the pandemic.

The fund will provide unrestricted grants of up to US$2,000.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate work as a freelancer within the documentary field as directors, producers, cinematographers, editors, sound recordists/designers, researchers, assistants, critics and writers who covered documentaries, and publicists.

Applications will be accepted between May 6 and 8.