Author: AJ Fezza

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Tips For Short Documentary Filmmaking

It’s the golden age of the documentary—at least, according to some media outlets. And there is no denying that the genre is growing and becoming more and more accessible to viewers. Simply put, it’s a great time to be a documentary filmmaker. If you want to start getting serious about […]


Where to Find Film Grants

It’s difficult being an independent filmmaker. As with many things in life, the main obstacle that stands between you and bringing your projects to fruition is money. Fortunately, the internet has made it possible for you to find tons of film grant opportunities of all different types. How Film Grants […]


Creating a Production Schedule

A film is a machine with many moving parts. In order to function efficiently, or really to function at all, you must run a tight ship. The most important way to do this is to create a production schedule. Creating a production schedule is no trivial task. It requires effort […]

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How Does The Film Fund Work?

Getting funding for your film can be a very frustrating process. Relying on traditional funding platforms like screenwriting contests, grant applications, and crowdfunding campaigns on websites like Kickstarter can be a time-consuming ordeal. That’s where The Film Fund comes in. When you’re trying to get funding from The Film Fund, […]

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Funded Filmmaker Showcase: Izabella Amar

Izabella Amar is a filmmaker funded by The Film Fund. We asked her some questions about filmmaking, her inspirations, and the world of independently-funded filmmaking. Interested in receiving funding for your work? Submit to our funding opportunities for the chance to win funding up to $10,000 for your short film as well […]