Tribeca Film Festival & ESPN Short Documentary Program Deadline 01/28


The Tribeca Film Festival and ESPN are looking for filmmakers for the TFI/ESPN Short Documentary Program.

This program funds short documentaries that elevate true stories about sports-driven topics, individuals, and communities. TFI and ESPN are focusing on emerging filmmakers whose perspectives have been historically underrepresented. Up to three projects will receive a grant ranging from $15,000 – $20,000 to use towards the development, production, or post-production of their film.

In addition, all grantees will receive attached mentorship from high-level industry and be given opportunities to screen their work. This includes a workshop hosted during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival to advance the project in all aspects from storytelling through distribution. Applications are closing soon, on January 28th.

All rules and eligibility, along with the application, are listed at For more information, contact Bryce at [email protected]