Media Fund - Production and Post-Production Grants

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA and territories independent producers and production companies to fund the production and post-production of non-fiction programs related to indigenous Pacific Islanders. Projects must be intended for broadcast on national public television.
PIC is looking for projects that are engaging and artistically innovative on subject matter that covers issues important to indigenous Pacific Islanders with the intention of social change to support a more educated, just and inclusive society. Topics may include, but are not limited to:Social issues (i.e.physical and mental health, housing, education, food security, economic opportunities, etc.).Environment and sustainability.Community portraits (i.e. LGBTQ, rural, families, immigration, underserved and underrepresented, etc.).Travel, lifestyle, personal stories, identity, sports, etc.PIC provides Productionand Post-Productionfunding for single programs of standard broadcast length (26:46 or 56:46). In rare cases, when the story warrants it, PIC will consider feature-length programs in accordance with PBS broadcast specifications. Applicants must be the copyright holder of the project, be able to clear all third-party materials included in the project and be able to enter into a production agreement in which PIC will require certain rights to the film including exclusive U.S. television broadcast. Production Funding:Projects that qualify for Production funding are ones that have already completed the research and development phase and are ready to conduct or continue principal photography. Funded activities should include principal photography, enough post-production to get the project to a rough cut, and other activities related to production.Post-Production Funding:Projects that qualify for Post-production funding are ones that have already completed the research and development and production phases and are ready to conduct or continue post-production work.

Sub Title
Funding and Licensing Opportunity to USA Producers and Production Companies for Media Relating to Pacific Islanders
Funding Source

Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC)

Eligibility Criteria

See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility

Estimated Size of Grant
- PIC provides up to $50,000 in Production funding. - PIC provides up to $50,000 in Post-production funding