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The Shift Creative Fund is a grant program which seeks to provide creative opportunity to independent filmmakers in bringing their visions to life. We are committed to supporting inclusive and equitable productions, with a focus on sustainability both in front of and behind the camera.

Our 2021 Seasonal Grant program is an evolution of our standard grant offering in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ll be providing more opportunities for funding throughout the year, with multiple prizes and winners in each cycle. Check out the creativity page for more information.



We support the creative visions of the independent film community with production grants for narrative short films.



We commit 30% of our grant funding to filmmakers of color, and inclusion riders are required for all grant-winning film productions.



We will work with our filmmakers and environmental partners to limit the carbon footprint of every productions.

The Shift Creative Fund relies on grant financing, sponsorships, and individual donations to provide our annual support to independent filmmakers. Click below to support our mission with a tax-deductible donation today! 

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