Sandbox Winter Fund 2024

Opportunity type: Fund

For:  Filmmakers

Deadline: 05/02/24

Rewards:  Up to $ 125000 for project development, production and post-production

Location Eligibility: Worldwide

About this opportunity

The Sandbox Fund offers grants, engagement events, and other opportunities for independent filmmakers seeking to explore the intrinsic link between science and culture through innovative storytelling. The program is administered by the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund, in collaboration with Sandbox Films.


The fund offers support to projects at all stages of development, production, and post-production. Average grant sizes are as follows:

  • Development (up to $25,000)
  • Production (up to $50,000)
  • Post-Production (up to $50,000)


  • U.S. and international nonfiction projects are eligible, with a focus on feature-length documentary projects.
  • Grants are offered to independent artists who are working at the intersection of science and nonfiction storytelling. The partnership identifies and supports nonfiction projects that inspire a deeper interest in science, especially among those who don’t think of themselves as science enthusiasts.

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All questions regarding this award should be sent to


Feb 05 2024

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