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


Projects seeking fiscal sponsorship can contact the Northeast Filmmakers Lab directly.


Carole Dean, author/producer/grantor.  Her latest Power Point and book just released can be ordered  here How to Fund Your Film

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.


Past Check The Gate Industry guest speakers.



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