2022 Taiwan Pitch Nonfiction Short Film Fund

  • Taiwan
  • Taipei
  • CNEX Taipei
  • International
  • No
  • The 2022 Taiwan Pitch Nonfiction Short Film Fund invites students worldwide to tell their unique Taiwan stories by combining aesthetics, innovation, and new media techniques to create short films that allow the world to see Taiwan from different perspectives and viewpoints.


    We welcome proposals of 7-15 minutes long nonfiction films presented entirely in English. Finalists will receive a 10,000 USD funding for film production and a fixed reimbursement for travel expenses to participate in the "Talent Village" workshop held in Taiwan. Three films will be selected as outstanding works to receive cash awards of 10,000 USD, 8,000 USD and 6,000 USD, respectively.


    The program also invites industry professionals to serve as mentors, offering finalists support and advice during the production. The final films will premiere on TaiwanPlus, an international streaming platform. Through its official website and app, audiences worldwide can access the stories supported by this program.

  • A 10,000 USD funding for film production
  • Submission qualification

    1. All applicants must be over 18 years of age. 
    2. All applicants enrolled currently as students (excluding open universities) with valid student identification (including those graduating in 2022) are eligible to apply. 
    3. All applicants should apply as individuals. Those applying as companies or businesses will not be considered. Each applicant is allowed to submit only one film proposal. 
    4. Finalists are required to join the Talent Village Workshop held in Taiwan in early August 2022. 
    5. All film proposals are not to be commercial films under contract with production companies or commissioned by a third party. The organizer reserves the right to disqualify films that have violated program requirements. 

    Theme: Proposals submitted should be relevant to "Taiwan" subject matter.
    Project type: Nonfiction.
    Production stage: The production stage of all film proposals upon submission should be in development or in early production. Finished films are not eligible to apply.

    Application documents required: 

    1. a、  Valid student identification or certification of enrollment.

    2. b、  Film proposal in English (not to exceed 4000 words) including the following:

      1. Motivation

      2. Theme

      3. Features

      4. Target Audience

      5. Synopsis

      6. Treatment

            vii. Crew
            viii. Showreel

      1. Production Schedule

      2. Production Budget

      3. Relevant research materials, news archives, pictures of subjects and objects being filmed, etc.

        How to Apply

        Application period: March 7, 2022, to April 30, 2022. The online application portal will be closed at 23:59 (GMT+8) on April 30, 2022. 

  • 30/04/2022
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