Seven women crew members, some holding camera equipment, gather around a monitor screen on a film set.

CAREER ACCELERATORS

Empowering women to excel in roles behind the camera and behind the scenes.

WIF program alumnae have gone on to be...

OUR PROGRAMS

http://Ava%20DuVernay%20puts%20her%20arms%20around%20the%20shoulders%20of%20two%20women%20filmmakers%20as%20they%20smile%20for%20the%20cameras.

Film Finishing Fund

Through this fund, a select group of films is awarded grants in cash and in-kind gifts, enabling them to complete production; many going on to gain distribution, receive top honors at film festivals, and win accolades including Oscars and Peabody awards.

Applications to be announced; please subscribe to our newsletter or check back on this site for updates. Thanks to Stella Artois for their support of this program.
http://Group%20of%20young%20Women

Financing Intensive

This two-day workshop equips filmmaking teams with financing strategies advised by industry executives, and introduces them to leading financiers.

Applications to be announced; please subscribe to our newsletter or check back on this site for updates.
http://Seventeen%20young%20women%20of%20color%20smile%20in%20a%20posed%20group%20photo.

INSIGHT

INSIGHT is a collective of talented, emerging women of color filmmakers that provides support through a strong network of advocates, mentorship, and continuing education.

Applications to be announced; please subscribe to our newsletter or check back on this site for updates. Thanks to Lexus for their support of this program.
http://Three%20young%20women%20smile%20in%20front%20of%20a%20classic%20car%20and%20film%20equipment.

Mentorship

Mentoring Circles and Peer Mentoring together offer a safe and open environment for established women to cultivate the next generation of women seeking professional guidance as they build their careers and networks.

Applications to be announced; please subscribe to our newsletter or check back on this site for updates.
http://A%20close-up%20of%20a%20monitor%20screen%20as%20a%20filmmaker%20and%20actors,%20including%20a%20baby,%20shoot%20a%20scene%20in%20a%20hotel%20room.

Production Program

This multifaceted program offers support and funding for short-form content, which includes mentoring for writers, directors, creative producers, and line producers, as well as resources to hire women-focused crew.

Applications to be announced; please subscribe to our newsletter or check back on this site for updates. This program is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.
http://Women%20sitting%20at%20two%20dining%20tables

WIF | The Black List Writing Labs

The Episodic Lab and Feature Residency are offered to promising non-professional television and film writers to hone their projects through workshops and master classes.

Applications to be announced; please subscribe to our newsletter or check back on this site for updates. Thanks to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for their support of this program.