Film and Video Individual Project Funding: Alberta Foundation for the Arts
This funding provides up to $15,000 to support the development of individual Alberta artists, arts administrators, or an ensemble of artists by providing funding for a specific film and video arts project.
Who can apply?
Individual eligibility criteria
The AFA celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to creating equitable, inclusive, and accessible programs for all, free of barriers and discrimination. We recognize the unique contributions all artists make towards our community, and encourage applicants representing diverse communities, including Indigenous peoples, racialized communities, women, people with disabilities, and the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. To be eligible for individual project funding, you must be a resident of Alberta. This means you:
- are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or Protected Person with an open work or study permit from inside Canada
- have had your primary residence in Alberta for at least one full year before applying
- ordinarily live in Alberta for a least six months of each year with the exception of attending a formal program of study
Ensembles, collectives, and collaborations
What does this grant support?
For the purposes of this funding opportunity, eligible film and video arts projects are independent works in film and video produced by individual artists.
For the purposes of this funding opportunity, eligible film genres include, but are not limited to:
- narrative shorts and features
- experimental shorts
For a project to be eligible for AFA funding, the applicant must have complete editorial and creative control over the proposed project and must retain at least 75% of copyright.