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Film Grants


3-month Work grant for film-makers incl. accommodation and working place in Villach. Open to international filmmakers, open to all genres and stages.

Deadline: 31st March 2022

The province of Carinthia in cooperation with the city of Villach awards again a scholarship for film endowed with € 3.600,- (€ 1.200,- / month), including residential opportunity and working place in Villach for three months (July, August, September).

This grant aims to give film-makers the opportunity to establish lasting contacts with the local film scene and ideally realise a project. Apart from the accommodation and work placement, the existing local network provides the best possible support. The results of the work completed during the three-month period will be presented at the K3 Film Festival.

Eligible for the grant are:
• Production of a short, documentary, art or animation film
• Film script or material development (open for all formats)

Eligible applicants include aspiring as well as established film-makers. The submitted projects do not have to be realized completely during the three-month period. It is also possible to complete a previously started project. Completed projects cannot be taken into account.

You can find the application form and further information here:


The development grant has a runtime of six months and aims to projects with a very strong reference to the region of Carinthia.

Deadline: 30th April 2022

The Province of Carinthia/Austria is awarding a € 5.250,- grant (€ 875,- per month) over a runtime of six months. This grant aims to give film-makers the opportunity to focus on the creative process and to develop a film project or to finalize a script during the term.

Eligible for the grant are:
• development of a film project (script or subject matter) or
• finalization of a script
• open to all genres with a minimum runtime of 70 minutes 

Eligible applicants:
• people who were born or work in Carinthia (Austria)
• projects that are going to be produced in Carinthia or have a strong thematic connection to the area. 

Both current and fully to-be-developed projects can be submitted. Completed film projects or projects that have already received a grant from the Province of Carinthia cannot be considered in the decision.

Details on the grant and application form (unfortunately German only):

For any questions or even help with the German form please contact the team of K3 Film Festival at

Here you can find an overview of the film scholarship holders 2016-2021.

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