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Apply for New Dawn!
02/06/2022

Apply for New Dawn!

In this video, chair Shamira Raphaëla explains New Dawn, tells us what the production fund means to her and why others – film makers and public funds – should join: Send in your applications for New Dawn before 27th of June 2022. Click here for more information. Do you work for a public fund and […]

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New Dawn Launch at Festival de Cannes 2022
23/05/2022

New Dawn Launch at Festival de Cannes 2022

On Sunday 22nd of May 9 European funds officially launched NEW DAWN at Festival de Cannes to support more diversity in the international film industry. The film industry is still unequal in many, many ways. With the introduction of New Dawn the participating funds want to explore more ways to establish variety and representation. A […]

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Screen Daily: How the New Dawn production fund aims to open up the industry to marginalised filmmakers
22/05/2022

Screen Daily: How the New Dawn production fund aims to open up the industry to marginalised filmmakers

Director Shamira Raphaela, chair of the advisory commission at New Dawn, gives the lowdown on the new pan-European production fund. Shamira Raphaela’s latest feature Shabu was considered a breath of fresh air when it won the IDFA award for best youth documentary last year. A film with humour, verve and energy, it told the story of a […]

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SEE NL: New Dawn for funding
20/05/2022

SEE NL: New Dawn for funding

Dutch director Shamira Raphaëla is chair of the New Dawn fund, launching May 22 in Cannes, that aims to address inequities across the current international funding systems. The nine-member fund will support films from previously unheard voices in order to help create more diverse, and hence more representational, production output in the future. Raphaëla talks […]

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Production Fund ‘New Dawn’ aims to support more diversity in film industry
20/05/2022

Production Fund ‘New Dawn’ aims to support more diversity in film industry

On Sunday 22 May, at the Cannes Festival, 9 European film institutes and funds will officially launch the fund ‘New Dawn’, aiming to support more diversity in the international film industry. The fund’s mission states that film makers shape the narrative of our time through their work, but this has mostly been possible for too […]

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New Dawn – New film fund announced in Cannes to open up the film industry to new voices
21/06/2021

New Dawn – New film fund announced in Cannes to open up the film industry to new voices

Cannes – The Netherlands Film Fund and the Swedish Film Institute are the initiative- takers behind a new international fund that will open up the international film industry, called New Dawn. It aims to provide production funding and networks for groups of filmmakers that have traditionally found it hard to get financing for their projects. […]

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