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Pacific Pioneer Fund | Documentary Film Grant

by Pacific Pioneer Fund
(Berkeley, CA, USA)

Pacific Pioneer Fund | Documentary Film Grant

Pacific Pioneer Fund | Documentary Film Grant

It appears this grant no longer exists. Please check our other Film Grants for current grants and funds. Updated 2018: "The board of the Pacific Pioneer Fund is currently reevaluating its mission in support of emerging documentary filmmakers. We are not accepting applications at this time. Thank you for your interest and patience."


Pacific Pioneer Fund offers grants to support emerging documentary film makers. The term "emerging" is intended to denote a person committed to the craft of making documentaries, who has demonstrated that commitment by several years - but no more than ten - of practical film or video experience.

In 2011, the grant-making budget is approximately $100,000. The Grant range is $1,000-$10,000 and is limited to film makers or videographers who live and work in California, Oregon and Washington.

To apply for this grant, print out an application from the Pacific Pioneer Fund web site and send it, along with a VHS tape or DVD of up to 10 minutes of edited footage from the project for which support is sought, to 2887 College Ave., Suite 106, Berkeley, CA 94705.

More information: Pacific Pioneer Fund

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