Film/Video – Support Organizations

Women Make Movies

Major distributor of film and videos by women. Also offers fiscal sponsorship and production assistance programs with accompanying services, such as lists of funding sources, one individualized fundraising consultation, fundraising or proposal writing workshops, networking opportunities with other women media makers, and discounts at labs and equipment facilities.

Women Make Movies
462 Broadway, Suite 500W
New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 925-0606
Fax: (212) 925-2052
Email: for general questions; for Production Assistance Program & Fiscal Sponsorship:

New York Foundation for the Arts Source

NYFA Source is an extensive national database of over 11,000 awards, services, and publications for individual artists and arts professionals, with more programs added every day. NYFA also offers fiscal sponsorship services, fellowships, and other programs for artists.

New York Foundation for the Arts
20 Jay St. 7th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (212) 366-6900
Fax: (212) 366-1778

The Film Collaborative

The Film Collaborative is the first non-profit committed to distribution education and facilitation of independent film.  Launched in early 2010, TFC offers independent filmmakers a full range of services, including fiscal sponsorship, education about distribution, and distribution and marketing service (including sales representation, service theatrical releases, hybrid distribution, grassroots marketing, traditional marketing, digital aggregation, distribution consultation and contract consultation).

The Film Collaborative
3405 Cazador Street
Los Angeles, CA 90065
Phone: (323) 963-4327

IFP – Independent Filmmaker Project

Aids in the professional development of its members, directly supports individual projects, cultivates and expands the audience for independent film, and advocates for policies that protect and solidify the position of independents within the larger business and artistic landscape. With chapters in Minneapolis, and Phoenix.

IFP – Main Office
68 Jay St., Room 425
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (212) 465-8200
Fax: (212) 465-8525

Formerly a book, now “Foundation Grants to Individuals” is a top-notch web database maintained by The Foundation Center. The Center has many other resources available for grant seekers, including a free newsletter, blogs, tutorials, and links to resources for learning how to write grants.

The Foundation Center
79 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003-3076
Phone: (212) 620-4230
Fax: (212) 807-3677