Funding

ZLÍN REGION

Film fund of the City of Zlín

Calls:

  • OPEN CALL – script development, deadline for submission ofapplications: 26 July 2019, budget: CZK 1.4 million
  • 2018 – script development (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
For more information contact:  Zlín Film Office, Magdaléna Hladká, magdalena@zlin-film.cz

Zlín Region Funding Programme for Support of Audiovisual Productions

Calls:

  • OPEN CALL – deadline for submission of applications: 9 – 22 August 2019, budget: CZK 10 million
  • 2017/2018 (deadline for applications 31 January 2018): 6 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 10 million
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
For more information contact: Zlín Film Office, Magdaléna Hladká, magdalena@zlin-film.cz

PRAGUE

Prague Film Fund

Calls:

  • OPEN CALL – deadline for submission of applications: 20 June – 20 July 2019
  • 3/2018 (October 2018): 3 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 2.5m
  • 2/2018 (June 2018): 4 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 7.8m
  • 1/2018 (January 2018): 9 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 9m 
  • 2017 (May 2017): 4 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 5.3m
Objective:

  • to attract film and television projects with marketing potential 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

SOUTH MORAVIA

South Moravian Film Fund

Calls:

  • 1/2019 – production (February 2019), 13 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 9m
  • 2/2018 – script development (October 2018): 8 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 500,000
  • 1/2018 – production (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
For more information 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:

  • 2019: application deadline 28 February 2019, budget CZK 800,000
  • 2018: two supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 390,000
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
For more information contact: Jeseníky Film Office, Tomáš Rak, rak@jeseniky.cz