Film funding made simple

Apply for the opportunity to receive up to £5,000 short film funding and take advantage of some amazing offers and deals from our growing list of partners.

 
Genera Quarters logo
July (Earlybird)
August (Regular)
September (Final)
Thanks to our partners
For our Quarterly rounds Filmmakers around the world can apply for up to £5,000 for their Short Films. The round is open 365days a year with rolling deadlines. You can also update your project at any time within the round. You pay a one-off fee (Earlybird £25 | Regular £35 | Final £45) Once you've entered our Quarterly rounds you have access to the deals and discounts offered on our Partners Page!
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1 APR
Funding round opens
30 JUN
Funding round closes
10 JUL
Shortlist announced
17 JUL
Winners announced
Current Round
1 JUL
Funding round opens
30 SEP
Funding round closes
10 OCT
Shortlist announced
17 OCT
Winners announced
Upcoming
1 OCT
Funding round opens
31 DEC
Funding round closes
10 JAN
Shortlist announced
17 JAN
Winners announced
Genera Snap Round logo
£8 entry fee

New SNAP round! £500 towards your short film!

Any production stage...... any Genre..... we want to hear about it! Apply today! 
20 SEP
Snap Round round opens
15 NOV
Snap Round round closes
21 NOV
Snap Round winners announced

Why Genera?

  • Receive the funding you need.
  • One-off submission fee.
  • We take no creative control.
  • Straightforward and simple application.
  • Our partners provide offers and discounts.
Our Partners
Latest deals from our partners
Reviewed & Cleared - Clearance Lawyers logo
10% OFF ALL ERRORS AND OMISSIONS ADVICE
Reviewed & Cleared - Clearance Lawyers
Kinofilm, Manchester International Short Film & Animation Festival logo
25% off on FilmFreeway
Kinofilm, Manchester International Short Film & Animation Festival

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“Film funding made simple” is an understatement. The rolling deadlines mean there’s no time wasted. There’s a quick turnaround and winners were selected when the application process was still fresh in mind (a big difference from traditional funding bodies). Genera has truly discovered and put into action a modern film financing mechanism to suit the needs of contemporary filmmakers. - Ethan Race (Bitter Taste)