Grant for the realisation of a short film 

September 27 2023

PlayRight is launching a second individual grant to support performers in the audiovisual sector! This new individual grant aims to support short film projects that pay their actors and the musicians on the soundtracks a fair wage. PlayRight+ will reimburse half of the production costs, up to a maximum of 1,500 euros for your short film project!

Who is eligible for this grant? 

To receive the grant, all lead actors in the short-film project must be members of PlayRight. 

What does this grant cover? 

50% of the costs incurred directly related to the production and shooting of the short film, up to a maximum of €1,500 excluding VAT

  • production 
  • post-production 
  • shooting
  • editing
  • remuneration of actors 
  • remuneration of soundtrack musicians 

Catering and promotional costs are not included. 

What are the conditions? 

  • The application must be submitted before shooting begins.  
  • The story must be original and shot under professional conditions.  
  • The short film project is directed by a professional director and has a producer. 
  • Performers are remunerated on the basis of an employment contract or an invoice drawn up by an independent party. The pay scales to be observed depend on the PC227.  
  • The message of the short film should not conflict with our values, such as the principle of non-discrimination based on gender, nationality, race, religion, language, etc. 
  • The PlayRight+ logo should appear at the beginning or at the end of the short film. 
  • The support of PlayRight+ will be mentioned in all communications and promotion of the short film by using “Supported by PlayRight” or #supportedbyplayright. 

What should the application contain? 

  • Scheduled recording date. 
  • Copy of script. 
  • A detailed budget with all costs excluding VAT, including third-party support or subsidies. 
  • Copy of employment contract offered to performers. 
  • Contact details and CVs of the director, lead actors, and any producers.  
  • A promotion plan. 

How will the application be assessed? 

We will assess the application based on the above criteria. PlayRight+ reserves the right to disregard certain costs and refuse applications if they do not meet the criteria or PlayRight+‘s regulations. 

How is the grant paid? 

We reimburse: 

  • After checking supporting documents, excluding VAT, relating to the costs listed in your budget. 
  • Following the release of the short film. 
  • It will be paid to the party bearing the cost. 


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