45th edition 27 January - 7 February 2016

Project entry Hubert Bals Fund

UPCOMING DEADLINES:

1 August 2015
for HBF: Script & Project Development Support and HBF: Postproduction Support -This deadline has passed, late applications are not accepted.

1 September 2015 for HBF+Europe Distribution Support - Application form is available in MyIFFR.

6 October 2015 for NFF+HBF (previously HBF Plus) - Dutch producers only, application through the Netherlands Film Fund.

Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions website for more information about these funding categories.
The Hubert Bals Fund grants support in different phases in the development of a film. Please find detailed information about each of these categories below. Support for HBF: Script & Project Development and HBF: Postproduction can be requested in the Fall of 2015. NFF+HBF Production support (previously HBF Plus) for a previously supported HBF-project with a Dutch producer can be requested (through the Netherlands Film Fund) 6 October 2015. The call for applications for HBF+Europe Distribution support for international co-productions opens late May 2015 with its deadline 1 September 2015.

A Script and Project Development grant can be used for the development of the script, and presenting the project at (international) co-production meetings or film festivals.

HBF+Europe offers minority co-production support to European producers who participate in feature films by filmmakers from Africa, Asia, Latin America and parts of Eastern Europe.

NFF+HBF (previously HBF Plus) is a collaboration between the Netherlands Film Fund and the Hubert Bals Fund.

A post-production grant can be used for various activities in the post-production process (e.g. editing, colour grading or sound mixing).

The HBF+Europe distribution scheme offers financial support to the distribution of feature films by filmmakers from Africa, Asia, Latin America and parts of Eastern Europe.