Presenting a WEBINAR on Film Festival Strategizing with Marga Varea of Twin Seas Media. So many film festivals, so little time and money to spend submitting to them! How can you determine which event might be the best fit for your project? How likely is it that they will lead to a distribution deal for my film? These questions and more are answered here.

RECORDED: Thursday, May 25, 2023

Presenting a WEBINAR on Visual Effects for Independent Filmmakers with Jimi Simmons. Filmmakers often use visual effects to enhance a story by bringing to life believable characters, worlds, and stunts. How can we do that on time and on budget as an independent filmmaker?

Jimi will present VFX techniques demonstrated in today’s most popular software tools as well as draw from his years of experience working on films such as RISING SUN, SPAWN and DECEPTION.

RECORDED: Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Presenting a WEBINAR on Sound Recording with Ian Black and Steve Drown. Ian’s career started as a guitar player/songwriter from a young age and he has been composing, performing, recording and producing music ever since. Steve has been an independent recording engineer for the last 21 years and a professional musician for nearly 30.

RECORDED: Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Presenting a WEBINAR on Lighting for Documentaries with Nikki Bramley, a cinematographer based in Boston.  Her work ranges from independent documentaries to high-end commercial projects.

RECORDED: Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Presenting a WEBINAR on NEH Proposal Writing with Kathryn Dietz, a writer, producer and director who has written or co-written 15 successful NEH proposals, which together have brought in nearly 7 million in grant funding.

RECORDED: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Presenting a WEBINAR working with Editors Recorded: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
with Peter Rhodes, documentary film and video editor.

Presenting a WEBINAR with the Film Festival Alliance Recorded: Wednesday, March 17, 2021
with Executive Director Lela Meadow-Conner, Associate Director Barbara Twist and Director of Communications Gray Rodriquez.



Recorded: Monday, July 27, 2020

Presenting a webinar on Distribution with Indieflix, with CEO and Founder Scilla Andreen

Recorded: Thursday, June 4, 2020.

Presenting a webinar on Archival Storytelling from Home presented by Kenn Rabin and Sheila Curran Bernard.

Recorded: Thursday, May 7, 2020.

Archival Storytelling webinar from Filmmakers Collaborative on Vimeo.

We are grateful for the generous support of our sponsors:

Massachusetts Cultural Council
Lowel Cultural Council
Cabot Family Charitable Trust
Liberty Mutual Foundation
City of Boston Arts and Culture