Film funding made simple

Apply for the opportunity to receive up to £5,000 short film funding and kit hire courtesy of our partners Video Europe. You'll also be able to take advantage of some amazing offers and deals from our growing list of partners.

Previous
1 JUL
Funding round opens
30 SEP
Funding round closes
10 OCT
Shortlist announced
17 OCT
Winners announced
Current Round
1 OCT
Funding round opens
31 DEC
Funding round closes
10 JAN
Shortlist announced
17 JAN
Winners announced
Upcoming
1 JAN
Funding round opens
31 MAR
Funding round closes
10 APR
Shortlist announced
17 APR
Winners announced

We fund short films worldwide, sign up today

See how it works

MAIN FUNDING ROUNDS -

  • Quarterly rounds where you can apply for up to £5,000 of Short Film Funding and free and discounted kit courtesy of our partners Video Europe.

  • You can take advantage of our Partners page. We currently have a growing list of film festivals that offer discounts for submissions – saving you £100’s

SNAP ROUNDS –

  • These are shorter rounds where we team up with Partners to offer amazing prizes and funding!

JOBS BOARD –

  • We’ve partnered with The Mandy Network to show all the latest jobs in the industry and keep you working!

Snap Round
5 NOV
Snap round opens
2 DEC
Snap round closes
6 DEC
Snap winners announced

1-on-1 with Allan Niblo

Producer / co-founder & director of Vertigo Films

This round Genera are offering one filmmaker the chance to sit down and discuss their current/next project with Producer Allan Niblo. Allan is known for many films including, Human Traffic, Bronson, The Business, Football Factory, The Sweeney, Streetdance 3D and TV series Britannia and Bulletproof. See more here.

Why Genera?

  • Receive the funding you need.
  • One-off submission fee.
  • We take no creative control.
  • Straightforward and simple application.
  • Our partners provide offers and discounts.
Our Partners
Latest deals from our partners

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“Film funding made simple” is an understatement. The rolling deadlines mean there’s no time wasted. There’s a quick turnaround and winners were selected when the application process was still fresh in mind (a big difference from traditional funding bodies). Genera has truly discovered and put into action a modern film financing mechanism to suit the needs of contemporary filmmakers. - Ethan Race (Bitter Taste)