Film Fund FAQs

Frequently asked questions specific to the ScreenCraft Film Fund. Please also check out our Competition FAQs for general answers about our competitions.

As an Executive Producer, will ScreenCraft, BondIt or Buffalo 8 require creative control of my project?
BondIt and Buffalo 8 are providing monetary contributions along with limited guidance from their team. You are welcome to take advantage of their guidance o...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:08 PM
Can I act in my project?
We do not retain any creative control over any project that wins our competition. Although casting may be considered as part of the viability of the project...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:08 PM
Do you require your EP credit to be listed in the opening credits?
A EP credit at the end is totally fine.
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:10 PM
How are payments distributed?
Grants are paid via PayPal, and can be used for whatever you need to use them for in order to complete your film. We never claim any rights to your projects...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:10 PM
How do the judges decide how much the winner will receive?
This decision is made based on a number of factors, particularly budget. The details of the funds are discussed with BondIt and our managing partners before...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:11 PM
I am the producer for our project but not the writer. Can I submit on behalf of my team?
You may submit on their behalf, listing them as writer and selecting “I am not one of the writers” at part 4. We may request an affidavit of eligibility con...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:11 PM
I don’t have a completed script. May I submit?
We require either a completed script or a treatment. If you are unable to complete your script by the final deadline, we recommend putting your effort into ...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:09 PM
I don’t meet the requirements for your Diversity Award, but other members of my team do. Are we still eligible?
We review eligibility on a case-by-case basis. Please include any relevant information in your cover letter we can take it into consideration
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:08 PM
I have a script but have not shot any of it. Am I eligible?
We accept projects in all stages of development.
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:10 PM
I have already shot some of my project/have a trailer. How can I submit a video?
You can include a link to any videos in a PDF with your additional information. It will be up to the discretion of your judge as to whether or not they revi...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:07 PM