La Bonga, directors Sebastián Pinzón Silva and Canela Reyes
La Bonga, directors Sebastián Pinzón Silva and Canela Reyes
The White Doctor, director Zippy Kimundu
The White Doctor, director Zippy Kimundu
Rebel Hearts, director Pedro Kos
Rebel Hearts, director Pedro Kos

How to Apply

Procedure and Checklist for the Catapult Development Grant:

Catapult accepts applications online twice a year through the online platform Submittable. Our application is based on the Nonfiction Core Application, a collaborative effort to standardize application requirements for documentary filmmakers. We do not accept unsolicited pitches for individual projects outside of application cycles.

How To Apply:

Applicants must have a Submittable account to access the application. This process is free and requires a username, password, and contact information. Communications regarding your submission will be sent to your registered email.

The application procedure includes:

Checklist:

Catapult uses the Nonfiction Core Application, in addition to supplemental grant-specific questions. Preview Nonfiction Core Application questions (available in English and Spanish)»

The application checklist includes:

Please carefully review the Guidelines and Eligibility and FAQ sections before applying. If you still have questions, email info@catapultfilmfund.org with the full title of your project in the subject line. We are a small team and will do our best to respond in a timely manner, with limited capacity to reply during peak application periods.