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Voices With Impact: Film Production Grant 2023-24

Voices With Impact is a yearly short film production grant that funds 5 minute films that create transformative conversations around the topic of mental health. Each year VWI awards 10 filmmaking teams $7.5k to make a 5 minute short on specific underrepresented mental health topics.

This year they are looking for proposals on the topic of Serious Mental Illness, or Cliques & Echo Chambers.


They are global, you can apply from anywhere in the world! 

They accept any genre of film proposal, from documentary to dark comedy, from drama to experimental animation.

The proposal must be for a film 5 minutes or less.

The 2024 submission window for film proposals is now open. The deadline is Midnight (Pacific Time) September 17 2023. Submissions will be juried by filmmakers and mental health professionals.

How to enter

To enter you will need to complete the webform here. There are three sections to the form; your contact information, your previous work, and your proposal. Please follow the submission guide below when creating your proposal or read the full proposal submission criteria here.

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