Miller Packan Documentary Film Fund

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Miller Packan Documentary Film Fund

by The Rogovy Foundation
(New York)

Miller Packan Documentary Film Fund

Miller Packan Documentary Film Fund

The Miller / Packan Documentary Film Fund provides grants to feature-length non-fiction projects that address social issues and inspire others. The Fund supports filmmaking in advanced development (up to $10,000), production and post-production stages (up to $25,000).

The fund seeks projects that open our eyes through a strong premise, critical thinking, detailed analysis and competing views. Awarded bi-annually, the Fund will award grants totaling $150,000 to between six and ten film projects.

Applications from all countries are accepted but the project must have an IRS 501(c) (3) status or a Fiscal Sponsor. All films submitted must be in English or have English subtitles.


About The Rogovy Foundation

The Rogovy Foundation invests in inspired people and nonprofit organizations that are working to help build a more enlightened and harmonious planet. The Foundation sees documentary film as a potent medium which broadens our vision and changes our perspectives. We provide grants to filmmakers who open our eyes.


How to Apply

The Summer open call ends May and Winter open call ends November. Submissions are accepted on an open call basis with Award Winners announced in June and December.

Applications are accepted via our Online Submission platform accessible from the Rogovy Foundation’s website rogovy.org. Please check the Eligibility Requirements and Application Guidelines under the Documentary Fund tab.


Further details on the Miller / Packan Film Fund can be found at: rogovy.org

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