Welcome to Artist Development at Film Independent! Below you will see all of our open applications.

  • You will need to create a free Submittable account or sign in with Google or Facebook credentials to submit.
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  • You can save a draft of your work if you would like to finish filling out the form at a later date. However, sometimes Submittable can time out without your work being saved. It is recommended that you keep a backup of your answers in a separate document. Save early and often.
  • Once you submit your application, we cannot accept updated materials. 
  • We do our best to follow up with all applicants 2-4 weeks before the start of any given program. Please be sure to safelist notification emails from Submittable and check the email you used to sign up for your Submittable Account regularly.

Program Questions?

Take a look at our Programs page for more details on timelines, application materials, and eligibility concerns. 

If you have any additional questions, please contact us at artistdevelopment@filmindependent.org.

Technical Questions?

Check out the Submitter Resource Center or contact Submittable Customer Support.

Thank you for your interest in Film Independent's Fiscal Sponsorship.

Please complete and submit the following electronic application form.  Note that applications can take approximately 4 - 8 weeks to be assessed.

You must be a current Film Independent Member to apply for fiscal sponsorship.

Once you click "submit," the application will be considered final and no additional information will be accepted. If you do not click "submit," the application will not be considered.

It is recommended that you keep a backup of your answers in a separate document.

A $45 fee will be charged to submit this application unless you provide a valid waiver code.

For more information please contact fiscalsponsorship@filmindependent.org.

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Film Independent Artist Development