REGIONAL FUNDING

PRAGUE / PRAGUE FILM FUND

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calls:

  • 2/2021 (deadline for submissions of applications 5th–25th October 2021)
  • 1/2021 (May 2021): 3 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 3.4 m
  • 2/2020 (September 2020): 6 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 4.7 m
  • 1/2020 (February 2020): 1 supported project, total amount of grants CZK 1 m
  • 2/2019 (October 2019): 3 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 5.1 m
  • 1/2019 (July 2019), 7 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 6.9 m
  • 3/2018 (October 2018): 3 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 2.5 m
  • 2/2018 (June 2018): 4 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 7.8 m
  • 1/2018 (January 2018): 9 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 9 m
  • 2017 (May 2017): 4 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 5.3 m

eligible projects:

  • feature, documentary, and animated films, series or episodes in a series
  • international co-productions or foreign productions

criteria:

  • the city of Prague depicted as Prague
  • international cinema distribution, television broadcasting, television rebroadcasting, or a video on demand service

SOUTH MORAVIA / SOUTH MORAVIAN FILM FUND

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calls:

2/2021 – production (deadline 31st October 2021), CZK 500,000 will be distributed

1/2021 – production (April 2021), 10 supported projects, total amount CZK 8,885,000

1/2020 – production (June 2020): 12 supported projects, total amount CZK 8,800,000

1/2019 – production (February 2019): 13 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 9m

1/2018 – production (May 2018): 12 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 8.5m

eligible projects:

  • feature, animated, and documentary films, series, online formats

criteria:

  • amount of production expenditure in the region
  • promotional and marketing potential of the project for the city of Brno and South Moravia
  • content/thematic connection with the city of Brno and South Moravian Region
  • level of national/international distribution
  • involvement of local audiovisual professionals
  • use of local services
  • 100% of the grant must be spent in the region

MORAVIAN-SILESIAN REGION / THE MORAVIAN-SILESIAN REGION FUNDING PROGRAMME

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calls:

  • 2022 (deadline for submissions of applications 22nd November–17th December 2021)
  • 2019 (October 2019): 10 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 5.000.000

eligible projects:

  • feature and documentary films, series and episodes of series
  • intended for cinema distribution or television transmission and television retransmission (video on demand)

criteria:

  • the manner and extent of utilization of locations, local services, the public, the local cultural and creative industries, and local film professionals
  • the total amount of funds spent in the region
  • the presentation of the region in the audiovisual work, content and thematic linking the project to the region
  • the total number of shooting days scheduled in the region
  • the promotional and marketing potential for the region
  • the form and extent of distribution

USTI NAD LABEM REGION

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calls:

  • 2021 (applications 27th July–11th August 2021): budget CZK 2 milion

eligible projects:

  • feature film, TV series or episodes

criteria:

  • majority Czech financing of the audiovisual project
  • 100% of the grant must be spent in the Ústí region

ZLIN REGION / ZLIN REGION FUNDING PROGRAMME OF AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTIONS

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calls:

  • 2022 (deadline for submissions of applications 22nd January–28th March 2022), CZK 6,000,000 will be distributed
  • 2020 (August 2020): 5 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 6 million
  • 2019 (August 2019): 6 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 10 million
  • 2017/2018 (January 2018): 6 supported projects, total amount of grants CZK 10 million

eligible projects:

  • feature and animated films intended for cinema distribution or television broadcasting (>70 min)
  • documentary films intended for cinema distribution or television broadcasting (>50 min)
  • fictional, scripted TV series or episodes (>25 min/episode)
  • animated TV series episode (>12 min/episode)

criteria:

  • quality of project and team
  • significance and contribution of project
  • project organisation and financing
  • regional effect and marketing potential

Source & more information: https://filmcommission.cz/en/regions/funding/