Funding

PRAGUE

Prague Film Fund

Calls:

  • OPEN CALL !!! – October 2018: deadline for sumission of application 15 November 2018
  • June 2018: 4 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 7.8m
  • January 2018: 9 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 9m 
  • May 2017: 4 supported projects, total amount CZK 5.3m
Objective:

  • to attract film and television projects with marketing potential and use them to promote the city
Eligible projects:

  • feature, documentary, and animated films, series or episodes in a series
  • international co-productions or foreign productions
Criteria:

  • the city of Prague depicted as Prague
  • international cinema distribution, television broadcasting, television rebroadcasting, or a video on demand service
Contact: Prague Film Fund, Kateřina Vojkůvková, info@praguefilmfund.eu

ZLÍN REGION

Zlín Region Funding Programme for Support of Audiovisual Productions

Calls:

  • 2017/2018: deadline for applications 31 January 31 2018, 6 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 10m
Objective:

  • to maintain or improve the traditional creative sector
  • to generate interest in the Zlín Region
  • to use the potential of the Zlín Region for the development of the audiovisual sector
Eligible projects:

  • feature and animated films intended for cinema distribution or television broadcasting (>70 min)
  • documentary films intended for cinema distribution or television broadcasting (>70 min)
  • fictional, scripted TV series or episodes (>25 min/episode)
Criteria:

  • quality of project and team
  • significance and contribution of project
  • project organisation and financing
  • regional effect and marketing potential
Contact:  Zlín Film Office, Magdaléna Hladká, magdalena@zlin-film.cz

Film fund of the City of Zlín

Calls:

  • 2018 – script development: deadline 25 April 2018, 8 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 900,000
Objective:

  • to maintain or develop the traditional creative/audiovisual sector in Zlín
  • to generate interest in Zlín and use its potential for audiovisual productions
Eligible projects:

  • films and series
Criteria:

  • stories originating in Zlin’s past or present
  • audiovisual works depicting Zlin
Contact:  Zlín Film Office, Magdaléna Hladká, magdalena@zlin-film.cz

SOUTH MORAVIA

South Moravian Film Fund

Calls:

  • OPEN CALL !!! October 2018 – script developmnet, deadline 16 November 2018, budget CZK 500,000
  • May 2018: 12 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 8.5m
Objective:

  • to support development of the audiovisual industry
  • to boost employment in creative industries and keep talent in town
  • to support the local economy and tourism sector
  • to highlight Brno as a creative place
Eligible projects:

  • feature, animated, and documentary films, series, online formats
Criteria:

  • amount of production expenditure in the region
  • promotional and marketing potential of the project for the city of Brno and South Moravia
  • level of national/international distribution
  • involvement of local audiovisual professionals
  • use of local services
  • 100% of the grant must be spent in the region
Contact: Brno Film Office, Ivana Košuličová, kosulicova@ticbrno.cz

OLOMOUC REGION

Regional Program for Support of Tourism and International Relations – Subprogram: Support for Audiovisual Production in Tourist Regions of Jeseníky and Central Moravia

Call 2018:

  • deadline for applications February 28, 2018, budget CZK 600,000
Objective:

  • to motivate filmmakers to shoot in the region
  • to support the local economy, tourism, and marketing of the region through film and television
Eligible projects:

  • feature and documentary film (>70 min)
  • TV film (>60 min)
  • fictional, scripted TV series or episodes (>30 min/episode)
  • TV documentary film (>40 min)
Criteria:

  • size and scope of shoots on location in the Olomouc Region
  • potential for use in marketing the region for tourism
Contact: Jeseníky Film Office, Lenka Dusová, lenka.dusova@jesenikytourism.cz