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Asian American Women Artists Association

AAWAA Membership Program

"Membership is open for all Asian American-identified women artists working in all disciplines: visual art, video/film, literary arts, performing arts, etc. Help us ensure the documentation of your art for...

UCLA

Dancing Disability Lab

Dancing Disability is an immersive lab at UCLA bringing together emerging and experienced disabled dance-makers in the creation of new performance that challenges conventional ideas about well-being, ability, a...

Jewish Film Institute | presenters of the san francisco jewish film festival

JFI Completion Grants

The JFI Completion Fund provides finishing funds to emerging and established filmmakers for original stories that promote thoughtful consideration of Jewish history, life, culture, and identity. Projects may b...

Playwrights Realm

The Writing Fellowship

Four early-career playwrights receive nine months of resources, readings and feedback designed to help them reach their professional and artistic goals. The culminating event of the program is our INK'D Fe...

Playwrights Realm

Scratchpad Series

Scratchpad Series opens The Realm’s doors to early-career playwrights from around the country. Participants will spend a week in New York City for a developmental reading of their play with top-notch professi...

Oxford Film Festival

Female Filmmaker Retreat

"Female Filmmaker Retreat is an opportunity for female-identifying filmmakers who have at least one previous feature under their belt or several short films and with a current work in progress film to gath...

Creative Cypher

Chicago Film XLerator

Twice a year Creative Cypher opens submissions for the film program and brings over 10 contributing organizations on board. 3 creators are selcted from submissions to pitch their projects in front of panel of j...

Creative Cypher

New Breed Film Showcase

Twice a year, Creative Cypher partners with the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago to host the New Breed Film Showcase. The experince begins with a mixer, music, and food in the gallery overlooking historic sta...

Wave Farm

Media Arts Assistance Fund: Distribution/Exhibition Support

The goal of MAAF Distribution / Exhibition Support is to ensure completed works are experienced by public audiences. Funds (up to $10,000) are available for projects, finished during the most recent calendar ye...

Wave Farm

Media Arts Assistance Fund: Completion Support

Funds (up to $5,000) are available to assist artists in the final stages of completing new work in all genres of sound and moving image art, including emergent technology. In addition to a detailed work plan, t...

The Film Fund

The Film Fund Documentary Shorts Fund

The Film Fund provides up to $10,000 to filmmakers for short films based solely on their one-sentence project pitches. A panel of filmmakers and artists awards multiple prizes and funding packages per year to f...

The Film Fund

The Film Fund Narrative Shorts Fund

The Film Fund provides up to $10,000 to filmmakers for short films based solely on their one-sentence project pitches. A panel of filmmakers and artists awards multiple prizes and funding packages per year to f...

Wapikoni

Wapikoni

Our mission is to amplify the voices of Indigenous youth through the creation of short-films and music clips, to allow them to express themselves on subjects that matters to them with complete narrative soverei...

Catapult Film Fund

Development Grant

Catapult Film Fund provides development funding to help story-driven and cinematic documentary films get off the ground. Catapult gives early support to propel projects forward that hold the promise of a story ...

Scriptapalooza Inc.

Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition

From choosing our judges to creating opportunities, our top priority has always been the writer. We surround ourselves with reputable and successful companies, including the many producers, literary agents, and...

Wavelength Productions

WAVE Grant

The WAVE Grant is a $5,000 grant dedicated to helping women of color tell their own “great f**king story.” Whether you are a first-time producer, director or a filmmaker who does it all—we want your submi...

Adobe Inc.

Adobe Creative Residency

The Adobe Creative Residency empowers talented individuals to spend a year focusing on a personal creative project, while sharing their experience and process with the creative community. Meet Adobe's 2019...

Film Festival Database

Film Festival Database

A comprehensive database of established American film festivals, the Film Festival Database provides filmmakers, festival organizers, and industry with tools to more easily navigate the film festival landscape....

Charlotte Black Film Festival

10th Annual Charlotte Black Film Festival

Our mission is to create economic empowerment for, heighten awareness of, promote the significance and need for African American cinema as an art form. Promote diversity through cultural expressions, dialogue, ...

Youth FX Inc.

NeXt Doc Fellowship

NeXt Doc is a year-long fellowship that brings together emerging documentary storytellers from diverse backgrounds across the country with award-winning documentary filmmakers to learn, share, and build their s...

Jewish Film Institute

JFI Filmmaker Residency

"The JFI Filmmaker Residency program is an independent program of the Jewish Film Institute located at the Ninth Street Independent Film Center, which offers access to workspace, knowledge sharing, outrea...

Borscht Corporation

No Bro Zone, Borscht Film Festival, Borscht Fellowships

"While it's not an explicit part of our mission, as a female-led organization that supports many female filmmakers (for instance, 40 percent of the narrative shorts directed by women at SXSW 2013 were...

Sundance Institute

Short Documentary Film Fund

Every year Sundance opens an application for short documentary films; each year the parameters for the applicants change. In 2018, we supported short documentaries by Indigenous filmmakers. In 2019, we are supp...

Sundance Institute

Contemplating the Cut

A full-day program that explores the art and craft of nonfiction feature editing through case study conversations and networking opportunities with some of the best editors working today.

This is...

Sundance Institute

Documentary Creative Producing Lab & Fellowship

The Documentary Creative Producing Lab and Fellowship is a yearlong program designed to nurture emerging producers with project-specific support through the Creative Producing Lab, Sundance Film Festival attend...

Sundance Institute

Documentary Edit and Story Lab

The Documentary Edit and Story Lab supports filmmakers with nonfiction feature films in post-production. Lab fellows advance their projects through rigorous creative exploration and discussion of story structur...

Sundance Institute

Sundance Co//ab

Sundance Co//ab is our digital community platform for creators around the globe. We invite diverse artists from around the world to learn from each other and from Sundance Advisors and staff, develop and share ...

ARRAY Alliance

ARRAY 360 Film Series

ARRAY's inaugural film series, ARRAY 360 is dedicated to amplifying work made by filmmakers of color and women filmmakers of all kinds. We showcase a spectrum of artists from local to global perspectives, ...

Sundance Institute

Sundance Institute New Frontier Story Lab

With an emphasis on story, this Lab supports artists who are developing interactive, immersive, or experimental projects that aim to create rich and resonant experiences for audiences. The New Frontier Story La...

Sundance Institute

Indigenous Program

Sundance Institute’s commitment to supporting Indigenous artists is woven throughout our history. Indigenous filmmakers have long been involved in the Institute, going back to Larry LittleBird (Laguna/Santo D...

Level Forward

Level Forward

Level Forward develops, produces and finances high-quality entertainment with Oscar, Emmy and Tony-winning producers. We work to extend the influence and opportunity of creative excellence and support new voice...

RespectAbility

National Leadership Program: Fellowship

RespectAbility’s stigma-busting Communications Fellowship, for college and graduate students and recent graduates, is on the frontline of fighting prejudice, misinformation, and low expectations of people wit...

RespectAbility

RespectAbility LA Summer Lab

RespectAbility is thrilled to offer an innovative Lab series for emerging entertainment talent, as well as a track for mid-level career professionals, with disabilities, including those that are not visible. Th...

MACRO

MACRO

MACRO is a leading media brand representing the voices and perspectives of persons of color (“POC”). We create and finance film, television, digital content, technologies, and brands that are driven by peop...

Muslim Public Affairs Council's Hollywood Bureau

MPAC's Screenwriting Labs

In an effort to discover and nurture talented writers with unique voices and diverse backgrounds, MPAC’s Hollywood Bureau is partnering with major entertainment studios/production companies to develop a serie...

Sundance Institute | Knight Foundation

Sundance Knight Community Programs

The Knight Community Programs provide independent storytellers in eight U.S. cities with public and private programs modeled on Sundance Institute’s renowned Labs and successful one-day workshops for emerging...

Sundance Institute

Momentum Fellowship

The Momentum Fellowship is a yearlong program of deep, customized creative and professional support that enables writers, directors, and producers from underrepresented communities working across fiction and no...

Sundance Institute | Women In Film

Financing & Strategy Intensive

Our research revealed that the most frequent barrier cited by independent women filmmakers was lack of knowledge and access to film financing. The Strategy Intensive presented each Spring is designed to help wo...

Detroit Narrative Agency

Film and Media Making Fellowship Program

Detroit Narrative Agency (DNA) is a community organization that supports the creation of film and media projects to shift harmful narratives about Detroit towards liberation and justice. DNA cultivates a collab...

Disney

Disney Launchpad Shorts Incubator

With a focus on building a more inclusive entertainment industry, Walt Disney Pictures will give up to six (6) experienced directors from underrepresented backgrounds with diverse and varied perspectives, inclu...

Sundance Institute

Film Music Program and Sound Design Lab at Skywalker Sound

Each summer Sundance Institute's Film Music Program partners with Skywalker Sound to host a two-week residency lab where eight composers, four fiction feature film directors, and four documentary feature f...

Creative Visions

The Women Excel Project

Every year, Creative Visions looks for emerging, diverse & student female filmmakers who are interested in creating short-form narratives for local LA women & girls social justice nonprofits.

LEF Foundation

Harvard Film Study Center - LEF Foundation Fellowship

The Film Study Center - LEF Foundation Fellowship is open to Boston-area nonfiction filmmakers who are not currently affiliated with Harvard. One filmmaker over the academic year will receive a $10,000 grant (j...

Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship

Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship

The Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship’s mission is to support an inclusive group of documentary film editors through programs that help them grow as artists and build their community.

Our K...

Crosstown Arts

Crosstown Arts Residency Program

Crosstown Arts offers multidisciplinary residencies in Memphis, TN, to visiting and Memphis-based artists and curators, working in any creative discipline including visual and performing arts, music, film, and ...

LEF Foundation

The DocYard

Established in 2010, the DocYard celebrates what is innovative and inspiring in documentary and brings filmmakers and audiences together to explore the craft of non-fiction storytelling. Building on Boston’s ...

LEF Foundation

LEF Moving Image Fund

The goal of LEF New England is to fund the work of independent documentary film and video artists in the region, and to broaden recognition and support for their work, both locally and nationally. The Moving Im...

Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

At Kaleidoscope our mission is to give independent artists and studios the resources they need to do great work. A professional network for the immersive industry, we bring together creators, investors, and ind...

National Arts and Disability Center

National Arts and Disability Center

The mission of the National Arts and Disability Center (NADC) is to promote the full inclusion of audiences and artists with disabilities into all facets of the arts community. The NADC is a project of the Tarj...

IFP (Independent Filmmaker Project)

IFP Week

IFP’s Project Forum is the only international co-production market in the U.S. featuring stories for multiple platforms and hosting over 3,000 pre-scheduled artist & industry meetings dedicated to moving ...

Creative Capital

Creative Capital Award

Our pioneering venture philanthropy approach helps artists working in all creative disciplines realize their visions and build sustainable practices. Creative Capital provides each funded project with up to $50...

IFP (Independent Filmmaker Project)

Documentary Lab

The IFP Documentary Lab annually selects 10 nonfiction features—all in post-production and directed by first-time feature filmmakers—and provides the creative teams behind these films with key support throu...

Light Work

Photography Artist-in-Residence Program

Each year Light Work invites 12-15 artists to participate in its residency program, including one artist co-sponsored by Autograph ABP and one artist commission for Urban Video Project (UVP). Artists selected f...

OTV | Open Television

OTV

OTV is a platform for intersectional television, empowering queer, trans, cis-women, and artists of color to produce and distribute indie series, pilots, and video art.

ScreenCraft

ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

The ScreenCraft Fellowship is dedicated to discovering and developing emerging, talented screenwriters, from diverse backgrounds and with unique voices and perspectives. Chosen recipients will receive ongoing p...

WeScreenplay

Diverse Voices Screenwriting Lab

Diverse Voices is a screenplay contest and lab that strives to encourage stories that are told from perspectives that are often underrepresented in Hollywood today. This includes writers of color, women writers...

Jacob Burns Film Center

Creative Culture

Jacob Burns Film Center developed Creative Culture to champion diverse voices and foster a thriving artistic community from the region, across the country, and around the world. Donor-funded fellowships and res...

Universal Filmed Entertainment Group

Universal Composers Initiative

This Initiative is designed to identify talent for music production opportunities throughout the film group, including - but not limited to - such business units as Universal Pictures, Focus Features, DreamWork...

Universal Filmed Entertainment Group

Universal Directors Initiative

An initiative that currently convenes participants from the Sundance FilmTwo Initiative and AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women. The Initiative’s launch week features immersive roundtable meetings and event...

Universal Filmed Entertainment Group

Universal Writers Program

A one-year paid program in which selected writers write two feature-length scripts under the guidance of creative executives and producers with the goal of further development consideration. Participating write...

FilmNorth

Young Filmmakers Coalition

Young Filmmakers Coalition is building a community for upstart filmmakers in the Twin Cities. We host networking events, workshops, and get-togethers for people who want to meet other filmmakers and create a st...

FilmNorth

FilmNorth Academy

FilmNorth Academy is a summer program for older teens and college students (age 17-24) currently studying film or interested in a career in film. The Academy provides a film school experience that combines film...

FilmNorth

JuiceMedia

JuiceMedia is FilmNorth’s after school, youth-led filmmaking collective. The program meets 3:30 to 5:30 pm every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday when Saint Paul Public Schools are in session. The program is f...

Center for Asian American Media (CAAM)

CAAM Talent Development

Since CAAM’s birth in 1980, our vision has always been to support a community of media makers to nurture careers and creativity in the field of documentary film. CAAM strategically works to move filmmakers�...

Common Thread Strategies

Political and Social Impact Advising

Former Obama White House speechwriter and director of entertainment industry engagement provides script advising and social impact support to filmmakers aiming to properly capture the political sphere, a policy...

Visual Communications

Digital Histories

Digital Histories is a mechanism for APA older adults to use their unique voices and perspectives in sharing stories with the generations to come. Since its creation in 2003, Digital Histories has provided a pr...

Visual Communications

Armed with a Camera

The Armed With a Camera (AWC) Fellowship for Emerging Media Artists develops the next generation of Asian American and Pacific Islander artists to capture their world, surroundings, and outlook on life. Visual ...

Chicken & Egg Pictures

Project: Hatched

Project: Hatched is Chicken & Egg Pictures’ completion fund, designed to support nonfiction directors as they prepare for the world premiere of a feature-length documentary film and develop a strategic im...

Short and Sweet

Short and Sweet Festival

Short+Sweet is a global festival brand, presenting highly successful Theatre, Dance, Cabaret, and Song Festivals around the world. We provide audiences with exciting and contemporary works that challenge and en...

Mountainfilm

Mountainfilm Commitment Grant

Mountainfilm is committed to helping creative individuals tell stories that support our mission. Each year, we award a total of $30,000 in grants to filmmakers, photographers, artists, and adventurers whose pro...

The Kilroys

The Kilroys List

THE KILROYS is a gang of playwrights, directors, and producers in LA and NYC who are done talking about gender parity and are taking action. THE LIST includes the results of our annual industry survey of new an...

Wassaic Project

Wassaic Project Summer Residency

A chance to spend a month or more in a community of dedicated artists. But it's also a chance for residents to become part of the Wassaic community: to get to know their neighbors at the Lantern (and let l...

The Imagen Foundation

The Imagen Awards Student Short Film Competition

The Imagen Foundation holds this special competition geared towards showcasing the best short-form content featuring talent from our Latino community or that touches on themes/subject matter relevant to the Lat...

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

Artist-in-Residence Program

For nearly four decades, Bemis Center’s core mission has been to provide artists from around the world dedicated time, space, and resources to conduct research and to create new work across conceptual, materi...

Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking

Making Media That Matters and More

Making Media That Matters-
Making Media That Matters is a filmmaking program for young women to develop filmmaking and critical-thinking skills by examining issues in their communities. The program provi...

Three Dollar Bill Cinema

Reel Queer Youth

Reel Queer Youth (RQY) is a video production and media literacy training for LGBTQIA+ youth and allies ages 13-20. Use professional cameras and editing equipment to express yourself in a safe, open, and fun env...

Panavision

Panavision New Filmmaker Program

The Panavision New Filmmaker Program is an ongoing grant program that loans camera packages to film schools, training programs, and independent filmmakers – at little or no charge. Panavision’s commitment t...

Women's Center for Creative Work

Emergency Health Grant

Every year, the Women's Center for Creative Work is able to provide grant money to eligible artists of all fields with a medical, mental health, or dental emergency or an illness-related financial need thr...

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA)

Assets for Artists: Workshops and Matched Savings Program

Our matched savings program is an innovative support model that helps artists strengthen their creative practice and grow their long-term sustainability. Since 2008, Assets for Artists has provided financial an...

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA)

The Studios at MASS MoCA

An artist residency hosted by MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists program, selected artists receive private studio space on MASS MoCA’s campus, newly renovated housing, free access to the museum’s galleries th...

CultureSource

Professional Development Workshops

Every year, we offer multiple series of professional development workshops to hone in on and develop skills to build and maintain a successful arts practice, either at an organization, as a part of a collective...

CultureSource

Creators of Culture Grant

A new grant opportunity for artists and collectives living and working in Wayne, Oakland, or Macomb counties to receive $3,000 to support any creative or artistic project, program, or work.

Bronx Documentary Center

BDC Films

The Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) created BDC Films in response to the lack of support for traditionally underrepresented documentary filmmakers in the Bronx, as well as the changes in storytelling professions...

Film Lab, Inc.

Unfinished Works Screenplay Workshop and AAFL TV Content Creation Lab

Every year, the Film Lab runs three programs that nurture, promote and support diverse filmmakers and filmmakers creating diverse content: the 72 Hour Shootout filmmaking competition, the Unfinished Works scree...

Asian Arts Initiative

Artist Town Hall

Part pitch-session, part performance, part happy hour, Asian American Artist Town Hall is a networking event held in the Fall, Winter, and Summer, where artists, organizers, and organizations come together to s...

Cinefemme

Fiscal Sponsor / Membership & Community / Mentorship

Cinefemme is a 501-(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization that provides fiscal sponsorship, real project support, mentorship, community, and other programs empowering diverse female-identified and non-binary...

The Alliance for Media Arts + Culture

Arts2Work

Arts2Work is the first federally-registered National Apprenticeship Program in Media Arts and Creative Technologies. It is a jobs program for creative producers, editors, and storytellers that offers new opport...

Doc Society

Good Pitch Local

Good Pitch Local is a pitching and networking program aimed at generating support for media projects that raise awareness and propose solutions for challenging problems facing our islands. The curated pitches a...

Made In Her Image

Made In Her Image Camps & Summit

Founded in 2018, Made In Her Image is a non-profit movement striving towards social equity in the film, media and entertainment industry. We serve youths aged 8 to 18 by curating engaging programming to foster ...

Freelancers Union

Freelancers Hub

Located in the heart of DUMBO, Brooklyn, Freelancers Hub is a community space designed to help New York City's freelancers thrive! Join us for free coworking, educational workshops, legal and financial cli...

Centrum Foundation

Centrum Artist Residencies

Creative professionals from all disciplines and backgrounds can take advantage of charming cabins, studio spaces, and a rich array of resources including Corvidae Press and Rainshadow recording studio. These se...

Re-Present Media

Re-Take Oakland

Re-Take Oakland is a two-year public education and filmmaker mentoring program. Documentary filmmakers of color will work with community advocates to create short personal films featuring stories of individuals...

Kala Art Institute

Artist In Residence Program

Artists working in various printmaking techniques, photo-processes, book arts and digital media including video production can apply to become an Artist-in-Residence. Residency applications are accepted online ...

Hypatia-in-the-Woods

Residencies for Women in the Arts, Academia, + More

Women who need uninterrupted time and space to work on a film or other project can apply for residencies of one to three weeks in our self-catering cottage. Holly House is located five miles from Shelton in dee...

American Documentary And Animation Film Festival

American Documentary Film Fund

Each year during its festival, the American Documentary And Animation Film Festival (AmDocs) hosts the American Documentary Film Fund, a pitch competition for American resident filmmakers where up to $50,000 ma...

Islamic Scholarship Fund

Islamic Scholarship Fund National Film Grant

The Islamic Scholarship Fund Film Grant specifically aims to facilitate and support Muslims entering the world of film, who intend to create artistic, engaging and positive stories about Muslims. The chosen re...

PLAYA | Art + Science Residencies

Residency Program | Master Classes

Playa offers residencies of soul-expanding space, solitude, and community to artists and scientists whose creative inquiry and innovative dialogue help bring positive change to our environment and world. We of...

New Orleans Film Society

Emerging Voices

The Emerging Voices Mentorship Program, an initiative of the New Orleans Film Society, was created in 2014 and founded on the principle that to create a more diverse storytelling landscape, filmmakers of color ...

New Orleans Film Society

New Orleans Film Society South Pitch

Since 2011, South Pitch has provided a unique opportunity for filmmakers living and working in the American South to practice the art of pitching. South Pitch consists of three pitching competitions: If/Then is...

New Orleans Film Society

Southern Producers Lab

The Southern Producers Lab, produced and presented by the New Orleans Film Society, is a three-day event designed to bring together emerging, diverse producers from around the South for an intensive series of w...

Cuttyhunk Island Writers' Residency

Writers Workshop

The Cuttyhunk Island Writers' Residency is a seven-day workshop and residency for fourteen writers on Cuttyhunk Island, off the coast of Cape Cod.

National YoungArts Foundation

National YoungArts Competition

YoungArts’ signature program is an application-based award for emerging artists ages 15–18 or in grades 10–12 from across the United States. Selected through a blind adjudication process conducted by an i...

New York Foundation for the Arts

NYC Women's Fund for Media, Music and Theatre

The NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre provides grants to encourage and support the creation of digital, film, music, television, and live theatre content that reflects the voices and perspectives ...

Refinery29

Shatterbox

Shatterbox is an award-winning short-film series dedicated to spotlighting the voices of female filmmakers, and providing emerging and established talent the support and opportunity to realize their vision and ...

Directors Lab Chicago

Directors Lab Chicago

Directors Lab Chicago offers environments in which emerging and established stage directors from Chicago and around the world are able to consider, challenge, and engage in both the traditional and contemporary...

Outfest

Outfest Screenwriting Lab

The Outfest Screenwriting Lab started as a screenwriting contest in 1997 and became the cornerstone of our education and mentoring program, Outfest Forward. Twenty years later, this program has become an intens...

Outfest

OutSet: The Young Filmmakers Project

OutSet: The Young Filmmakers Project from the Los Angeles LGBT Center and Outfest empower LGBTQ youth ages 16-24 to share their stories through film. This program selects 15 diverse fellows to participate over ...

TIME'S UP Entertainment

Who's in the Room Mentoring Program

“Who’s in the Room” (WITR), a program of TIME’S UP Entertainment, is designed to increase the presence of people from a variety of economic and cultural backgrounds in the producer and executive ranks o...

FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS

FWB Filmmaking Grants

FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS (FWB) supports independent filmmakers around the world via grants and other funding initiatives. Supported projects include narrative films, documentary films, and new media projects ...

FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS

FWB Global Fellowship

The FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS (FWB) fellowship program sends experienced filmmakers and educators around the world to teach filmmaking, media literacy, and technology skills to students from underserved commun...

Echo Park Film Center

EPFC LA Artist in Residence

LA AIR invites local artists to utilize EPFC resources in creating and premiering new, experimental, documentary, and personal work over a two-month period. Artists in residence also engage with the greater EPF...

The North Face

Move Mountains Filmmakers Grant

The North Face Move Mountains Filmmakers Grant is dedicated to supporting and mentoring women filmmakers. The program provides $25,000 to four women directors to create a short film, as well as mentorship from ...

Asian American Documentary Network

A-Doc Databases

A-Doc is a national network that works to increase the visibility and support of Asian Americans in the documentary field. A-Doc welcomes and includes filmmakers who self-identify as Asian American, recognizing...

Cinereach

Cinereach Open Submissions

Cinereach develops, produces, finances, and supports feature-length fiction, nonfiction, and hybrid films crafted for the big screen. We look for projects (at any stage) that create deep and lasting impressions...

Decentralized Pictures Foundation

Funding and Film Resources Organization

Film talent and creative curation platform for film resources and funding.

DCP is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support independent filmmaking and provide financial and filmmaking ...

California Humanities

California Documentary Project

The California Documentary Project (CDP) is a competitive grant program that supports experienced and emerging media makers working in documentary film, audio, or interactive media. CDP supports the research an...

Frameline

Frameline Completion Fund

The Frameline Completion Fund provides grants to emerging and established filmmakers. This program seeks to provide a much-needed source of financial contributions to artists who often struggle to secure fundin...

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Film Program

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Film Program aims to influence the next generation of filmmakers to tackle science and technology themes and characters, increase visibility for feature films that depict t...

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Television Program

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Television Program develops television projects that tell stories, both historical and contemporary, about science and technology, and that portray the lives of the men and women ...

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation New Media Program

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation advances public understanding and engagement with science through the support of innovative projects that use a range of media to reach a broad, cross-cultural audience.

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Theater Program

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation encourages leading playwrights to explore scientific or technological themes and write plays featuring scientists, mathematicians, and engineers as characters. It supports theater...

David Ross Fetzer Foundation for Emerging Artists (The Davey Foundation)

Davey Fest

The Davey Foundation provides $5,000 grants and mentoring from the network of Davey grantees that includes Sundance, Tribeca, & Cannes filmmakers, to help in the production of short films. Those films, alon...

SPACE on Ryder Farm

Season Extension Residency

The Season Extension Residency offers artists and activists who are SPACE on Ryder Farm alumni the opportunity to return to Ryder Farm for a two-week or month-long residency in February to work on a project. Th...

SPACE on Ryder Farm

Film Lab

Launched in 2017, the Film Lab at SPACE on Ryder Farm brings together a diverse cohort of early and mid-career filmmakers for a fully-subsidized week-long residency at Ryder Farm. The residency provides filmmak...

SPACE on Ryder Farm

Institutional Residency

SPACE on Ryder Farm’s Institutional Residencies offers 501c(3) organizations and incorporated ensembles time and space for strategic planning, retreat opportunities, and the writing and workshopping of commis...

Flies Collective

The Flies Collective Film Grant

FLIES COLLECTIVE is a production company and storytelling collaborative based in Brooklyn, NY. Our annual grant is not limited to a specific type of film or filmmaker, but is open to all - both established film...

SPACE on Ryder Farm

Creative Residency

Creative Residencies at SPACE on Ryder Farm provide individual artists, activists, organizers, and small groups (up to 4 people) the opportunity to create and ideate away from the stress and noise of everyday l...

SPACE on Ryder Farm

Family Residency

SPACE on Ryder Farm’s Family Residency, founded in association with The Lilly Awards Foundation (spearheaded by Julia Jordan, Marsha Norman, and Pia Scala-Zankel), provides a weeklong residency on the farm fo...

SPACE on Ryder Farm

The Working Farm

The Working Farm, SPACE on Ryder Farm's resident writers’ group, offers eight playwrights, composers, lyricists and/or librettists five fully-subsidized residency weeks on Ryder Farm during the course of...

AFAC - The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture

Performing Arts

The Performing Arts grant is open to classical, folk, and experimental theatre for all age groups including children and youth; dance performances, including but not restricted to contemporary dance; public int...

AFAC - The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture

Cinema

The Cinema grant is open to all kinds of fiction film projects – short, medium and feature narratives, animation and experimental film projects that are in development/scripting, production or post-production...

AFAC - The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture

AFAC Documentary Program

The AFAC Documentary Program supports creative documentary films in the Arab region. The program welcomes submissions of short, medium-length and feature documentary film projects that are in development, produ...

GLAS Animation

GLAS Animation Grant

The GLAS Animation Grant Program is designed to fund independent animation filmmakers living and able to work in the United States who are making films outside of academic institutions. As filmmakers ourselves,...

Indie Grants

Indie Grants Short Film Funding

The South Carolina Film Commission and TTC invite filmmakers to apply for INDIE GRANTS, annually gifted production grants for narrative short film projects. At least (1) member on the team must be of SC roots. ...

Points North Institute

Camden / TFI Retreat

An educational program dedicated to discovering and nurturing a new generation of U.S.-based filmmakers, the Camden / TFI Retreat is focused on creative, cinematic, character-driven documentary. Over the course...

Southern Documentary Fund

Annual Artists Convening

The SDF Artists Convening takes place each summer in Durham, NC. Filmmakers from around the South and beyond are invited for a weekend of enlightening workshops, panels, and mentoring sessions, combined with a ...

Southern Documentary Fund

Fresh Docs

Fresh Docs is SDF’s free work-in-progress screening series. These screenings give SDF filmmakers an opportunity to show their work fresh from the edit suite and receive constructive feedback on story, structu...

Southern Documentary Fund

Fiscal Sponsorship

The Southern Documentary Fund offers fiscal sponsorship for documentary projects made in or about the American South.

Southern Documentary Fund

Southern Documentary Fund Grants

Each year, SDF is proud to award 20 cash grants to filmmakers telling stories they are connected to, that fully represent the complexity and nuance of the American South.

This program specifica...

Points North Institute

North Star Fellowship

The North Star Fellowship brings together five young (age 21-29) boundary-pushing non-fiction filmmakers of color in a shared house in mid-September on the coast of Maine. In this intimate, focused environment,...

Tribeca Film Institute

TFI Network

TFI Network presented by AT&T is a filmmaker/industry market hosted each year during the Tribeca Film Festival® by TFI. These market meetings provide an opportunity for filmmakers to meet and make valuable...

Tribeca Film Institute

Tribeca All Access®

Tribeca All Access® is TFI’s flagship program for scripted and documentary storytellers who come from communities underrepresented in the film industry. The program provides grants of $10,000 for feature-len...

Tribeca Film Institute

TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund

The TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund provides grants and professional guidance in support of innovative and compelling scripted features that offer a fresh take on scientific, mathematic and technological themes. Fundi...

Tribeca Film Institute

AT&T Presents: Untold Stories

AT&T and Tribeca have teamed up to launch a new film initiative, AT&T Presents: Untold Stories - An Inclusive Film Program in Collaboration with Tribeca that will ensure that diverse storytellers always...

Tribeca Film Institute

Through Her Lens

THROUGH HER LENS: The Tribeca Channel Women's Filmmaker Program, in collaboration with Pulse Films, is a multi-faceted program that provides funding, meaningful project support, and significant mentorship ...

Tribeca Film Institute

IF/Then Shorts

IF/Then Shorts provides project funding and creative distribution mentoring to short documentary filmmakers from story-rich communities across the 4 regions of the US and around the globe. Each open call has sp...

Tribeca Film Institute

Incubation Labs

A variety of incubation labs that bring together creators and technologists to empower and equip them to be change-makers within their own communities and environments.

Tribeca Film Institute

Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund

The Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund provides finishing funds to feature-length documentaries which highlight and humanize issues of social importance from around the world. Grants are awarded to films based anyw...

amwa

amwa film series

amwa is a collective of femme and non-binary pan-asian art workers that envisions art and design as tools to build radical, inclusive spaces of solidarity for pan-asians and peoples of color.

amw...

POV Spark | American Documentary

Otherly

We’re looking for women, non-binary, and genderqueer storytellers to explore the theme of belonging, through Otherly, a series of short documentaries made for Instagram Stories. You'll create these creat...

POV Spark | American Documentary

African Interactive Art Residency

POV Spark's African Interactive Art Residency is an opportunity to experiment with digital and emerging media in New York City and Washington, D.C. The three-month residency supports artists from Africa an...

Vision Maker Media

Vision Maker Media Public Media Content Fund

Vision Maker Media invites proposals for programs intended for Public Television that represent the experiences, values, and cultures of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Sundance Institute

Episodic Program

In collaboration with YouTube, the Sundance Institute | YouTube New Voices Lab supports a group of 10 creators (or co-creator teams), developing scripted digital series. The program begins with a four-day Lab, ...

Impact Partners

Impact Partners

Impact Partners is dedicated to funding independent documentary storytelling that entertains audiences, engages with pressing social issues, and propels the art of cinema forward. Since its inception in 2007, I...

Third World Newsreel

TWN Fiscal Sponsorship

In accordance with its mission, TWN serves as a fiscal sponsor of independent film and electronic media productions, as well as artistic, educational and cultural projects emphasizing social justice issues and ...

Third World Newsreel

TWN Media Production Training Program

Third World Newsreel has trained hundreds of film and video artists in the past 40 years through its annual Production Workshop; spring and fall Evening Seminars; and Senior, Youth, and Community Media workshop...

Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC)

Digital Shorts Fund

The Digital Shorts Fund is PIC's newest funding initiative, which provides funding of up to $25,000 for the completion of fiction and non-fiction short content of untold stories and fresh perspectives on t...

Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC)

Media Fund

The Media Fund is PIC's standing funding initiative, which provides funds for single non-fiction programs for three critical phases of production: Research and Development (R&D), Production, and Comple...

Women In Media

Women in Media's CAMERAderie Initiative

Women in Media invites its members to participate in the CAMERAderie Initiative—a platform to support the emerging voices, creative talents, and untapped potential of female filmmakers. Through the CAMERAderi...

SFFILM

SFFILM Vulcan Productions Environmental Fellowship

The SFFILM Vulcan Productions Environmental Fellowship supports documentary filmmakers telling powerful stories about the environment and/or conservation. The fellowship, originally launched in 2018, includes a...

SFFILM

SFFILM Westridge Grant

The SFFILM Westridge Grant is a fund that supports US-based, independent narrative feature films in the screenwriting or development phase. Grants are awarded twice annually to projects that address social issu...

SFFILM

Sloan Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellowship

The Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellowship is funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation as part of its mission to champion films that explore scientific or technological themes or characters. SFFILM will award f...

SFFILM

SFFILM Rainin Grant

The SFFILM Rainin Grant program is the largest granting body for independent narrative feature films in the US. Grants support films that address social justice issues - the distribution of wealth, opportunitie...

SFFILM

SFFILM New American Fellowship

Through the SFFILM New American Fellowship, created in partnership with the Flora Family Foundation, SFFILM will award six-month fellowships to narrative or documentary directors and producers who have arrived ...

SFFILM

SFFILM Documentary Film Fund

The SFFILM Documentary Film Fund (DFF) supports engaging documentaries in post-production which exhibit compelling stories, intriguing characters, and an innovative visual approach. Since its launch in 2011, th...

SFFILM

SFFILM Catapult Documentary Fellowship

SFFILM and the Catapult Film Fund support filmmakers in the early stages of development on compelling, story-driven, feature-length documentary films. The fellowship is geared towards emerging filmmakers who ha...

Easterseals Southern California

The Media Access Awards

The Media Access Awards is an annual awards celebration to recognize accurate, inclusive and multifaceted depictions of people with disabilities in entertainment. With backing from all the guilds, awards are gi...

Easterseals Southern California

The Easterseals Disability Film Challenge

Founded by actor Nic Novicki, The Easterseals Disability Film Challenge is a 55-hour filmmaking competition where at least one member of every team must have a disability. The competition gives filmmakers—wit...

Filmshop

Filmshop

Twice a year, Filmshop offers a series of works-in-progress workshops at which members present and get feedback on a current project. There are four chapters in New York City, and one in New Orleans; filmmakers...

Latino Public Broadcasting

Latino Public Broadcasting Funding Cycle

Latino Public Broadcasting is the leader of the development, production, acquisition, and distribution of non-commercial educational and cultural media that is representative of Latino people, or addresses issu...

Film Fatales

Parity Pipeline

Parity Pipeline is a programming initiative from Film Fatales that provides a direct pipeline for film festival programmers, production companies, and other film industry organizations to connect with filmmaker...

Film Fatales

Film Fatales Directory

Film Fatales is a non-profit that advocates for parity in the film industry and supports an inclusive community of hundreds of women and non-binary feature film and television directors nationwide. Film Fatale...

Pacific Arts Movement

San Diego Asian Film Festival

The festival is dedicated to highlighting the diversity and breadth of Asian Pacific Islander and Asian international images, from impassioned independent voices and provocative documentary subjects, to the top...

Pacific Arts Movement

San Diego Asian Film Festival Spring Showcase

Since 2011, the SDAFF Spring Showcase has brought a dozen or so of the best of Asian and Asian American cinema to the other side of the calendar year. For the die-hard fans, it means more Asian cinema throughou...

Women Make Movies

Production Assistance Program

The Women Make Movies Production Assistance Program was established in 1988 to develop and support women producing independent media. The Program fulfills this mission by offering support services including fis...

In Progress

Nexus

NEXUS is dedicated to increasing the professional expertise and viability of emerging artists from underrepresented communities. The program includes professional skill training, mentorship, portfolio developme...

Cucalorus Film Foundation

Filmed in NC Fund

The Filmed in NC Fund supports the production of indie film and video projects by artists who are permanent residents of North Carolina, or who are full-time students at colleges or universities in North Caroli...

Cucalorus Film Foundation

Lumbee Film Festival

The Lumbee Film Festival takes place at the UNC Pembroke Entrepreneurship Incubator in Pembroke, NC. The non-competitive festival showcases bold, original new films made by American Indians, especially members ...

Cucalorus Film Foundation

Cucalorus Festival Works-in-Progress Lab

The Works-in-Progress lab supports social justice documentaries by African American filmmakers. Filmmakers explore audience engagement strategies through workshops, consultations, and screenings. The Works-in-P...

Chicken & Egg Pictures

Chicken & Egg Pictures (Egg)celerator Lab

The Chicken & Egg Pictures (Egg)celerator Lab is focused on identifying and supporting women and gender nonconforming nonfiction directors working on their first or second feature-length documentary. This p...

Seed&Spark

Seed&Spark Streaming Platform

Seed&Spark is a streaming, crowdfunding, and education platform focused on actively increasing representation in all aspects of production and distribution, while simultaneously helping independent creators...

Sundance Institute

Episodic Lab

The Sundance Institute Episodic Lab is a six-day program at the Sundance Resort in Utah that offers writers the opportunity to workshop an original pilot script while developing their writing and pitching skill...

Leeway Foundation

Art and Change Grant and Leeway Transformation Award

The Art and Change Grant (ACG) provides project-based grants of up to $2,500 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers in Greater Philadelphia to fund art for social change projects.

The...

Rocky Mountain Women's Film

Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival

The Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival is the longest-running women's film festival in North America. Featuring primarily (but not exclusively) documentaries as well as short films, this three-day f...

Ghetto Film School

Roster

Ghetto Film School (GFS) Roster specializes in identifying the next generation (18 - 34 years old) of writer/directors, below the line talent and executives throughout New York and Los Angeles. Roster provides ...

Sundance Institute

Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship and Commissioning Grant

To support the development of screenplays with scientific or technological themes, Sundance Institute and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation provide opportunities for both emerging and established filmmakers throug...

Sundance Institute

Sundance Institute Asian American Fellowship

The Asian American Fellowship aims to further the presence of Asian American voices in independent film as an extension of Sundance Institute's ongoing commitment to support a diverse group of emerging art...

Sundance Institute

Sundance Institute Feature Film Program Creative Producing Lab & Fellowship

The Creative Producing Program encompasses a year-round series of Labs, Fellowships, granting and events focusing not only on nurturing the next generation of independent producers, but renewing the community o...

EIN SOF Communications

Lights! Camera! Access!

Lights! Camera! Access! (LCA) is a liaison between media and the authentic disability community. Objectives: 1) increase disability employment in front of and behind the camera/keyboard across genres (TV, movie...

Sundance Institute

Sundance Institute Editing Residency

The Editing Residency brings the director and editor of two fiction feature films in picture edit to the Directors Lab at the Sundance Mountain Resort for one week in June. A dedicated editing creative advisor ...

Sundance Institute

Sundance Institute Directors Lab

During the month-long Directors Lab, eight fellows work with an accomplished group of creative advisors and professional production crews, rehearsing, shooting, and editing key scenes from their scripts. Throug...

Sundance Institute

Sundance Institute Feature Film Program Latinx Fellowship

The Latinx Fellowship supports one U.S.-based Latinx writer or writer/director through participation in either the Screenwriters Lab or the Screenwriters Intensive. In addition, the fellow receives an unrestric...

Sundance Institute

Sundance Institute FilmTwo

FilmTwo is a specialized artist development program dedicated to supporting filmmakers who are developing their second fiction features. The program supports 10 to 12 writer/directors or writer/director teams, ...

Sundance Institute

Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab

The Screenwriters Lab is a five-day writers’ workshop that gives independent screenwriters the opportunity to work intensively on their feature film scripts with the support of established writers in an envir...

Sundance Institute

Sundance Institute Screenwriters Intensive

Part of our Inclusion and Outreach Initiative, the Screenwriters Intensive provides emerging screenwriters with the opportunity to hone their craft in a two-day concentrated workshop. The program supports 10 to...

Sundance Institute

BBC World Service/Sundance Nonfiction Audio Collaboration

The BBC World Service and Sundance Institute collaborate on a nonfiction radio broadcast and podcast series allowing filmmakers to tell stories in audio. Up to six projects receive funding for an audio document...

Alliance for Women Film Composers

Professional Development Organization

We are a community of composers and colleagues who strive to support and celebrate the work of women composers through advocacy and education. This visibility is important to herald in equality amongst our indu...

Sundance Institute

Sundance Institute Theatre Lab

The Sundance Institute Theatre Lab is a three-week residency where playwrights from around the world get a chance to develop their new play with a director and a group of actors, under the guidance of experienc...

International Documentary Association

Getting Real Conference

The Getting Real Conference is IDA's biennial 3-day conference in Los Angeles that is all about documentary media. The conference features keynotes with prominent documentary film professionals, as well as...

International Documentary Association

Educational Seminars

Our year-round series of seminars, panels, and workshops focusing on the art, craft, and business of documentary filmmaking. Become an IDA member to access previous seminars online.

Sundance Institute

Sundance Documentary Fund

The Sundance Documentary Fund is the entry point into the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program. It accepts submissions and makes grant awards year-round through a rolling Open Call. The Program gives $1-...

Warner Bros. Television

Warner Bros. Television Workshop

The Warner Bros. Television Workshop is the premier writing and directing program for professionals looking to start and/or further their careers in television. The Writers’ Workshop exposes writers to top sh...

Jerome Foundation

Film, Video and Digital Production Grants

Production grants of up to $30,000 to early-career film, video and digital production directors from Minnesota or New York City.

Austin Film Society

AFS Doc Intensive

The AFS Doc Intensive is a multi-day, invitational workshop that takes place annually in the spring and is filled with work, focus, and mentorship for emerging Texas documentary feature filmmakers poised for ca...

Composers Diversity Collective

Composers Diversity Collective - Database

We exist to eliminate the industry’s challenge to find culturally diverse music creators, composers, music supervisors, sound engineers, and musicians, to increase our own awareness of each other, and to disp...

Austin Film Society

Fiscal Sponsorship

AFS supports non-commercial member projects through fiscal sponsorship. If approved, the filmmaker can use AFS’s 501 (c)(3) status as an “umbrella” when applying to government granting agencies and founda...

Austin Film Society

AFS Grant

AFS awards grants to emerging film and video artists in the state of Texas through our AFS Grant. The Austin Film Society has now given out $1.77 million in cash and $332K in goods and services to over 495 film...

Austin Film Society

Austin Film Society Short Works-In-Progress

AFS Short Works-In-Progress is a program for documentary, narrative, and experimental short films (30 minutes and under), which includes screenings of working cuts, followed by audience discussion and feedback ...

Austin Film Society

Austin Film Society Works-In-Progress

AFS Works-In-Progress is a program for documentary, narrative, and experimental feature films, which includes regular screenings of rough/fine cuts, followed by audience discussion and feedback (written and ver...

Women In Media

#HireTheseWomen Lunches

Women In Media holds small-batch, curated lunches between our members and studio/TV/commercial/bigger budget indie department heads in a position to either hire or refer them for upward mobility. We then furnis...

Annenberg Inclusion Initiative

Annenberg Inclusion Initiative

The Annenberg Inclusion Initiative is the leading think tank in the world studying diversity and inclusion in entertainment through original research and sponsored projects. Beyond research, the Annenberg Inclu...

Women In Media

The Women In Media Crew List

The Women In Media crew list is a searchable database filled with women above and below the line. Anyone can search, vet, and hire our members to balance their crew in any department.

Our goal is...

UCLA Film and Television Summer Institute

UCLA Film and Television Summer Institute

The UCLA Film & Television Summer Institute offers students from around the globe an unparalleled opportunity to study filmmaking at one of the most prestigious film schools in the world – right in the he...

Gitgo Productions

Fem.Cine.Anarchy Popup Screening

Fem.Cine.Anarchy is a free popup screening event that celebrates diverse, intersectional, edgy films directed by women. Presented during the month of September, Fem.Cine.Anarchy was created to coincide with #Sc...

National Association of Latino Arts & Cultures

Adán Medrano Legacy Award in Film

Open to emerging Latinx video/filmmakers based in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The award aims to further impel dynamic Latinx cinema production by supporting new productions by emerging filmmakers that contribute ...

Writers Guild of America West

WGAW Feature Writer Access Project

The program seeks to identify outstanding historically underrepresented writers and make their scripts available to entertainment industry decision-makers – including producers, studio executives, agents, and...

Writers Guild of America West

WGAW TV Writer Access Project

The mission of the TV Writer Access Project is to identify excellent diverse writers in order to provide a hiring resource for television writer-producers. The program is open to Current and Post-Current WGAW m...

Amazon Prime Video

All Voices Film Festival

Prime Video will host the first annual All Voices Film Festival, celebrating underrepresented communities. This digital short film festival is seeking entries from filmmakers in the U.S. from all backgrounds, w...

Firelight Media

Firelight Documentary Lab

During an 18-month fellowship, filmmakers from diverse communities receive one-on-one mentorship, funding, professional development workshops, and networking opportunities. Firelight started the Documentary Lab...

Parent Artist Advocacy League for the Performing Arts (PAAL)

Childcare Grants and Parent Artist Resource Database

Parent Artist Advocacy League awards the only national all-discipline childcare grants to individuals and institutions throughout the United States. PAAL also hosts forums on caregivers in the performing arts t...

Directing Change

Directing Change Program & Student Film Contest

The Directing Change Program & Film Contest is a public health program and film contest that engages youth around the topics of mental health and suicide prevention through the creation of short films. Cali...

East West Players

David Henry Hwang Writer's Institute

Named after Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang (FOB, The Dance and the Railroad, M. Butterfly), the David Henry Hwang Writer's Institute is the most active Asian Pacific American playwright de...

Saint Paul Neighborhood Network

New Angle Fellows

New Angle Fellows is a seven-month program that supports emerging documentary filmmakers hoping to get to the next step in their filmmaking journey. This cohort of six members will get the opportunity to learn ...

Big Vision Empty Wallet

Big Vision Empty Wallet 2019 Film Incubator

Presented in partnership with the Writers Guild of America East, Big Vision Empty Wallet's 2019 Incubator will focus on bold stories, unique perspectives, and interesting worlds. This Spring, we’ll choos...

Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project - QWOCMAP

Filmmaker Training Program

The award-winning Filmmaker Training Program aims to promote diversity and encourage filmmaking as a vocation for queer women of color (cisgender and transgender), and gender nonbinary and transgender people of...

Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project - QWOCMAP

Queer Women of Color Film Festival

QWOCMAP presents its free annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival in San Francisco every June. The largest event of its kind, it has world-premiered 500+ films by queer women of color (cisgender and transgend...

New Day Films

Educational Distribution Cooperative

New Day Films is committed to welcoming new films and filmmakers into our coop that reflect the diverse, multicultural, ever-changing world around us. A curatorial team, made up of New Day members, reviews all ...

Scribe Video Center

Film Scholars Program

Interested in developing the skills to plan, produce and edit new documentary media works? Then apply for Scribe’s Film Scholars program, a series of courses designed to guide emerging documentary filmmakers ...

Scribe Video Center

Fiscal Sponsorship

Fiscal Sponsorship allows your non-commercial project to apply for funding from organizations that require non-profit status. Non-profit tax-exempt status is required by many foundations, corporations and gover...

NBCUniversal

Writers on the Verge

Writers on the Verge is a program focused on polishing writers and readying them for a staff writer position on a television series. We are looking for writers who are “almost there” but need that final bit...

NBC Entertainment

Late Night Writers Workshop

NBCUniversal Late Night Writers Workshop is a multi-day program focused on exposing talented sketch and comedy writers to NBCUniversal’s late-night & alternative line-up and readying them for a staff writ...

NBC Entertainment

StandUp NBC

StandUp NBC is a nationwide search for stand-up comedians of diverse backgrounds, which started in 2003. This initiative allows comedians from across the country to showcase for key players at NBCUniversal and ...

Allied Media Projects

AMP Sponsored Projects Program

Through our Sponsored Projects program, Allied Media Projects (AMP) offers a range of shared services to social justice art, media, and technology projects. AMP provides fiscal sponsorship and financial managem...

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

SeeJane Membership Program

Membership provides a unique opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of like-minded individuals, all passionate and committed to eliminating unconscious bias and ensuring gender equality for our child...

Alliance of Women Directors

Education, Advocacy, and Support for Women Directors

Alliance of Women Directors provides professional, career building training as well as support in the form of workshops, shadowing, and mentorship for women-identifying directors.

Film Independent

Film Independent Artist Development Programs

Film Independent Artist Development programs promote unique independent voices by helping filmmakers create and advance new work through Project Involve, Filmmaker Labs (Directing, Documentary, Episodic, Produc...

Chelsea Film Festival

Reel Magic Hour

Reel Magic Hour® is a day-long program that provides one-hour panels designed for our Chelsea Film Festival filmmakers to meet and network.

Chelsea Film Festival

Women in Power

The “Women in Power” Luncheon presented by CFF is an annual celebration of Women in the Entertainment Industry that takes place a day prior to their Opening Night Ceremony. Past speakers: Gigi Gorgeous, Sim...

Lady Filmmakers

Lady Filmmakers Festival

A 4-day festival celebrating women filmmakers and the men who collaborate with them. Films, Script Table Reads, Staged Readings, Networking Events, Workshops. Additional events throughout the year.

Lady Filmmakers

Script 2 Screen

We provide grip & electric resources and camera packages for short films.

Brooklyn Academy of Music

BAMcinemaFest

BAM's annual festival showcase of emerging voices in American independent cinema.

Film submissions must be US-based, and qualify for New York premiere status.

Women In Film

Women In Film Sexual Harassment Help Line

Women in Film’s Sexual Harassment Help Line is an integrated program that offers resources and support to anyone who has experienced sexual harassment while working in the entertainment industry. We provide r...