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The Independent Filmmaker Project

  • Services offered
  • Training
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  • Exhibition and Performance Opportunities
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  • Filmmakers
Guidelines of assistance

Application fee is $50, payable online by credit card during the application process. IFP Membership at the Filmmaker Level will be required for all projects accepted into the program and maintained throughout the fiscal sponsorship account.


The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) champions the future of storytelling by connecting artists with essential resources at all stages of development and distribution. IFP's Fiscal Sponsorship program provides funding for independent films (an intermediary is often required). It also offers financial, administrative, and mentorship services; competitive administrative fees; and the reliability of working with an established filmmaker support organization.

Last updated Sep 12, 2017
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