STORYHIVE is accepting applications for funding for fiction and nonfiction projects in any language; genres include: Documentary, Drama, Comedy, Web Series Pilot. Languages other than English do not require subtitles; however, an English transcription must be provided for closed captioning.
STORYHIVE considers a documentary to be an original work of nonfiction, primarily designed to inform but that may also educate and entertain. Additionally, all projects must represent fair and balanced views on a topic.
Projects must be locally reflective.
The completed main program must be a minimum of 10 minutes in length including any and all screen credits. A maximum length of no more than 60 minutes is recommended.
(For more guidance, please see “What kinds of stories is STORYHIVE looking to fund in the 2021 Black Creators Edition?”)
In addition to the main program, a supplementary program with a minimum runtime of 30 minutes must be completed.
For more guidance, please see “What is the supplementary program?”
For full eligibility requirements, please see our eligibility section of the STORYHIVE 2021 Black Creators Edition Submission Guidelines and Rules.
STORYHIVE will consider any complete applications that meet all the eligibility requirements for funding. All standard rules regarding acceptable content and exclusions apply.
Most successful applicants spend time reading the fine print in the Submission Guidelines and Rules before submitting their pitch. We also created a guide for creating an awesome application, so check them out!