Our Friends

We are proud to be a part of the thriving documentary film community. We work closely with many organizations - some that we directly support to help encourage sustainable growth and field building, and many that we collaborate with on individual films and projects. We hope you will check out the fantastic work of these great partners. 

Funders & Film Organizations

  • Britdoc

    Britdoc is a non-profit founded in 2005 committed to enabling great documentary films and connecting them to audiences globally.

    + britdoc.org

  • Catapult Film Fund

    Catapult Film Fund provides development funding to documentary filmmakers who have a compelling story to tell, have secured access to their story and are ready to shoot and edit a piece for production fundraising purposes.

    + catapultfilmfund.org

  • Chicago Media Project

    Chicago Media Project is a member-based philanthropic organization that fosters community and provides support for social impact documentary work.

    + chicagomediaproject.org

  • Chicken & Egg Pictures

    Chicken & Egg Pictures supports women non-fiction filmmakers whose artful and innovative storytelling catalyzes social change.

    + chickeneggpics.org

  • The Fledgling Fund

    The Fledgling Fund is a private foundation whose goal is to explore, support, and deepen the role of documentary film and other forms of visual storytelling in larger social change efforts, through grant support focused on outreach and audience engagement, their Engagement Lab, funding partnerships and special initiatives that examine and support emerging trends in the field.

    + thefledglingfund.org

  • Gamechanger Films

    Gamechanger provides equity financing to narrative feature films directed by women. Co-Founded by IP Founders Dan Cogan & Geralyn Dreyfous.

    + gamechanger-films.com

  • RatPac Documentary Films

    + twitter.com/RatpacDocs

  • San Francisco Film Society

    The San Francisco Film Society champions the world's finest films and filmmakers through programs anchored in and inspired by the spirit and values of the San Francisco Bay Area.

    + sffs.org

  • Sundance Institute

    Sundance Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of independent artists and audiences. Through its programs, the Institute seeks to discover, support, and inspire independent film and theatre artists from the United States and around the world, and to introduce audiences to their new work.

    + sundance.org

  • Tribeca Film Institute

    Tribeca Film Institute champions cutting-edge storytelling for social change in our communities and around the world.

    + tribecafilminstitute.org

  • Artemis Rising Foundation

    Artemis Rising Foundation, founded by Regina K. Scully, is a philanthropic organization dedicated to developing and promoting Media, Education and the Arts that transform our culture.

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  • Cinema Eye Honors

    The Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking were founded in late 2007 to recognize and honor exemplary craft and innovation in nonfiction film.

    + cinemaeyehonors.com

  • Doc NYC

    DOC NYC is the largest U.S. documentary film festival. Based at the West Village’s IFC Center, Chelsea’s SVA Theater and Bow Tie Chelsea Cinema, the eight-day festival showcases new achievements in documentary film along with panels and conversations.

    + docnyc.net

  • Fork Films

    Fork Films LLC is a New York-based film production company that seeks to shed light, evoke compassion, stir action and build peace.

    + forkfilms.net

  • Good Pitch

    Good Pitch brings together documentary filmmakers with foundations, NGOs, campaigners, philanthropists, policymakers, brands and media around leading social and environmental issues - to forge coalitions and campaigns that are good for all these partners, good for the films and good for society.

    + Good Pitch

  • IDA

    The International Documentary Association (IDA) is dedicated to building and serving the needs of a thriving documentary culture. Through its programs, the IDA provides resources, creates community, and defends rights and freedoms for documentary artists, activists, and journalists.

    + documentary.org

  • IFP

    The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) champions the future of storytelling by connecting artists with essential resources at all stages of development and distribution.

    + ifp.org

  • Pulse Films

    Pulse Films is an award-winning, independent, modern-day studio encompassing the development, production, financing and distribution of cross-platform content for audiences worldwide.

    + pulsefilms.com

  • Utah Film Center

    Utah Film Center inspires and engages diverse audiences to initiate conversation and community building through curated film exhibition, educational programs, and artist support. Founded by IP co-founder Geralyn Dreyfous.

    + utahfilmcenter.org

  • Warrior Poets

    Warrior Poets is a New York based production company founded in 2004 by Academy Award® nominated filmmaker Morgan Spurlock and Jeremy Chilnick.

    + warrior-poets.com

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