One of the most challenging obstacles facing women filmmakers is access to capital, even for seasoned creators. Our research has shown that women continue to deal with particular gendered biases that make it harder to secure financing. Since its inception in 1985, the Film Finishing Fund has awarded over two million dollars in cash and in-kind services to 280 films from all over the globe. We have had an impressive track record of selecting recipients that have gone on to win Academy, Emmy, Sundance, Berlinale, and Peabody Awards, as well as distribution and other recognition.
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The WIF Film Finishing Fund is supported by Stella Artois and Delta Air Lines.