How to apply

First:

  • Read the FAQs to check if you are eligible

Then:

  • Fill out the application form
  • Sign the form (you may print and sign it, or sign digitally)
  • Make sure you have all the correct attachments (some attachments are time consuming to obtain. Start on time!)
  • Mail the signed application form plus ALL the attachments to [email protected] before April 3rd 2023, 17:00 CET
  • NB: Please divide your application into 3 pdfs:
    • 1) application form + grant declaration + finance plan
    • 2) script
    • 3) motivation + synopsis + moodboard

Required attachments:

  • confirmation national or regional grant
  • finance plan (max. 1 page)
  • synopsis (max. 1 page)
  • motivation producer, director, script writer (max. 5 pages)
  • script
  • live action films: moodboard (max. 2 pages) please note NO links to videomaterial
  • animated films: moodboard (max. 5 pages)

Your application will be rejected if:

  • You are not a producer, working for a production company (legal entity);
  • The producer and director and/or writer are not from a participating country;
  • Your film does not have a selective grant from a national or regional fund in your country of residence;
  • The application is incomplete.

Questions about your application? Mail to [email protected] or call Ezra Droog +31 20 570 7676

Regulations and protocols

The New Dawn is administered by the Netherlands Film Fund. In addition to the terms and conditions laid down by the New Dawn funding scheme, the following regulations, procedures and protocols of the Netherlands Film Fund apply: