directors & producers

Organizations (listed in alphabetical order)

Documentary Filmmaking

  • A-Doc is a national network that works to increase the visibility and support of Asian Americans in the documentary field.
  • Brown Girls Doc Mafia is an initiative advocating for over 4,500 women and non-binary people of color working in the documentary film industry around the world.
  • Firelight Media is a non-profit organization that supports and develops non-fiction filmmakers of color.
  • WORLD‘s focus is on its original content, offering a national platform to makers examining issues too often ignored by mainstream media.

Narrative Filmmaking

  • The Hillman Grad Foundation educates and supports creatives from underrepresented communities by developing their artistic craft and infusing new perspectives in front of and behind the camera.

Job/Training Opportunities (P=Paid, UP=Unpaid, V=Varies)

  • Arts2Work Apprentices are hired as entry-level Multimedia Producers and Digital Video Editors. (P)
  • Hillman Grad’s Rising Voices program aims to discover, invest in, and share stories created by BIPOC filmmakers & storytellers. (P)
  • Made In Her Image is dedicated to the advancement of young girls and women within film, media and technology. (UP)
  • QWOCMAP holds a FREE filmmaking workshop for LBTQIA+ BIPOC youth ages 18-24 at their space in the Presidio. (P)
  • Streetlights is a production assistant training program creating ethnic diversity in the entertainment industry. (UP)
  • Sundance Ignite x Adobe Fellowship is for emerging filmmakers (ages 18 to 25) who are creating stories that bring their passion, voice, and perspective to life. (P)

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