Scholarships and Residencies

Concentrated work on a (short) film project, without distractions, without worries about funding - this is an ideal state for many filmmakers, which unfortunately is rarely achieved. Scholarship and residency programs worldwide can help here. We have listed some of these offers here. The list is constantly updated and does not claim to be complete. We will gladly accept additions at

Scholarships (partly cross-disciplinary) (Link collection mainly for writing scholarship) (Grants for media art) (Location-independent work grants for Saxon artists)

Residencies (partly cross-disciplinary) (Short film grant from Stiftung Kulturregion Hannover and Nordmedia) (Villa Aurora & Thomas Mann House in Los Angeles) (Residency for animation artists in Viborg, Denmark) (collection of residencies in Berlin) (by invitation, Berlin) (for female scriptwriters) (Residency at the Basel House of Film) (Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto, Residencies for international film artists) (Residency program in Ludwigsburg and Strasbourg) (Residency programs via Goethe-Instituts worldwide, overview) (Artists in Residence Program Goethe-Institut Dresden and Amsterdam) (Tarabya Cultural Academy - Residency Program for Artists of All Disciplines in Istanbul) (Grants for international artists, Hamburg)  (Residency Program of the JUNGE AKADEMIE of the Academy of Arts Berlin) (international collection of links to residency programs, all genres) (international collection of links to residency programs, all genres)