Southern Doc Grants open NOW!

This program is for Southern makers. We seek to bring visibility to makers and communities who are oftentimes overlooked. The 2023 SDF Production Grant is now open. Deadline to apply is August 18, 2023.

  • Project Directors should reside or have deep roots in one of the following twelve Southern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.
  • Applicants must have a U.S. social security number or U.S. federal tax ID number.
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Applicants must not be enrolled in a film school and/or seeking funds for a student project.*NOTE: If your project has special circumstances regarding eligibility, please feel free to reach out: