The Pears Short Film Fund at the UK Jewish Film awards two grants of up to £13,500 for the production of a short film – drama, animation or factual – with a Jewish theme of significance to both Jewish and general audiences.
The fund focuses on supporting the production and exhibition of short films that reflect British-Jewish stories, life, history and culture. Areas of relevance include identity, interfaith, assimilation, integration, antisemitism and racism.
Maximum length – 10 minutes. The judging panel is drawn from experienced professionals in the British film and television industry and the scheme is open to all filmmakers resident in the UK.
Applications for the 2021 fund are now open.
Deadline for applications: 11 January 2021
Source: BBC Writersroom