Posts here include recommended resources for filmmakers.  Often, the authors, speakers and industry experts have appeared at the Northeast Filmmakers Lab and on our past series Check The Gate.


Projects seeking fiscal sponsorship can contact the Northeast Filmmakers Lab directly.    Carole Dean, author/producer/grantor from FROM THE HEART PRODUCTIONS is a valued industry treasure.  Her latest Power Point and book How to Fund Your Film can be ordered just below.

Carole created the Roy Dean Film Grant in 1992 and has given over $2,500,000 in grants to independent filmmakers.  She is currently the President of From the Heart Productions, 501(c)3 nonprofit where she managing the Grant and fiscal sponsorships for the non-profit and teaches film funding through her Intentional Filmmaker classes found on and her pod casts on    Look for her other books The Art of Film Funding 2nd Ed. & The Art of Manifesting: Creating your Future.


November 20, 2020 – NEFL7 Pitch Contest Winners Announced  (read more)


Opening Remarks to the Northeast Filmmakers Lab 7th edition and keynote Jake Krueger HOW TO PITCH.

Download NEFL7 Program Booklet

Meet our NEFL7 Lab Fellows.


Past Check The Gate Industry guest speakers.



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