Frequently Asked Questions
At the end of the ‘round’ a number of projects will be shortlisted and we will require more information about those projects. The winners will be selected from the short list and the money will be transferred. All money is paid in £GBP.
PROCAM KIT HIRE OFFER.
Per round, our partners Procam will award free kit (as specified below) to 1 winner, and discounted kit to up to 6 candidates.
Arri Alexa Plus
Power/Handheld kit/Cards/Card reader
Set of PL Prime lenses TBC
O’Connor 2575 head, Tall & Short legs or similar
ARRI Matte Box, selection of filters TBC
7” or 9” monitor
Transvideo HD5-RF monitor
ARRI 4 Head Lighting package or similar TBC
4 days free hire to winner and 1 or 4 days for discounted kit.
Kit hire is subject to availability and Procam’s T&C’s exclusively. Before the first hire proceeds, Procam requires a copy of insurance or cover letter stating that your company or production is covered for any hired in equipment. Please reference Procam’s Insurance policy. Genera is explicitly not responsible for this process. Please note this offer is only available to films shooting in the United Kingdom.
Pay a one-off submission fee 1st month (Earlybird) £20, 2nd month (Regular) £30, 3rd month (Final) £40. All money is paid in £GBP ‘You’ the customer are responsible for any currency transaction charges. If you have a discount code please remember to use it before you pay.
No! We accept films worldwide! No matter where you are in the world... we want to hear from you!
Due to the volume of applicants unfortunately we are unable to provide feedback.
There is a strict NO refund policy, if you are using a discount code please CHECK before payment that it has gone through.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org remember to include the discount code you tried to use.
All applicants (both successful and unsuccessful) will be emailed, see the funding round dates on the homepage. Please make sure you add email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org to your safe senders list to avoid any emails going to junk.
You can update your profile at any point during the round until the day it closes.
Yes If at first you don’t succeed... try and try again! It takes persistence in this game.
Yes we know that most people have multiple projects on the go and we want to see all of them.
No we offer funding at any stage, including money towards festival run for the completed film.
Currently we offer funding to short films only. We hope to launch music video funding soon.
No we welcome anyone at any stage... we all started somewhere.
Apply for funding today
It only takes a few minutes to submit your application with the added benefit of being able to edit it up until the deadline of the round. We accept projects at any stage of production and filmmakers at any stage of their career.