Pitch Competition

Get Production Funding for your Film or Short Film Pitch

Short Film Production Funding

Enter the short film pitch competition today for a chance to secure production funding for your next project.

If you've completed a script or short story for another medium (such as a feature screenplay or a TV/Web Series pilot) or other high-quality writing sample, enter it together with a 1 paragraph pitch for your next film or pilot. Enter for a chance to secure production funds for your next film or TV project.

Already completed a film? Enter the Film Genesis Awards for a chance to win the monthly award plus qualify for funding for your next film project.

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Importance of Independent Films

Indie films allow undiscovered filmmakers to show talent and ability to industry professionals seeking fresh voices. But we recognize the challenges in funding your project.

We choose finalists year-round and select the winning project at the end of the annual cycle. Depending on the scope, implied budget, and overall merit of your pitch concept, your next project will be awarded production funds for completion.

Enter today for your chance to get your next film or New Media project funded.

Next Deadline Date Entry Fee
Regular Deadline March 20 $45