Young Film Fund

The Young Film Fund

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Funding rounds for 2011/2012

First Light are pleased to announce our that our Pilot and Studio grant is available for 2011/12.

Pilot Grant

  • Funding for one short film of up to three minutes in duration
  • Maximum grant – £5,000
  • 20% match funding requirement

This funding round is now open.

Ready to apply? Click here

Studio Grant

  • Funding for between two and four films of up to 3 minutes in duration
  • Maximum grant – £30,000
  • 20% match funding requirement
  • Track record of filmmaking with young people necessary

This funding round is now open.

Ready to apply? Click here

90 Second Comedy Shorts

  • Funding for between three and six short comedy genre films each up to 90 Seconds in duration
  • Maximum Grant – £20,000
  • 20% match funding requirement
  • Track record of filmmaking with young people necessary

This funding round is now open.

Ready to apply? Click here

Deadline:

The deadline for applications is 2pm on 12th October 2011. However, please note that we are accepting a maximum number of applications for this round. In total for both the Pilot and Studio grant we are accepting 80 applications, and for the Comedy Shorts grant we are accepting 50. Once the maximum numbers have been reached, we will be unable to consider your application. To avoid this, please apply early.

There will be a counter system for you to view on the application holding page and at the top of each application page for you to monitor, each time you save and proceed. This will let you know how many applications have been submitted so far.

Any questions or queries can be emailed to info@firstlightonline.co.uk