IFP opens the door to valuable industry services you won’t find elsewhere. And its wide network of industry relationships are available to complement those services. For 31 years, IFP programs have helped 20,000 filmmakers progress from concept to production and eventual distribution. The IFP Fiscal Sponsorship Program unlocks a world of benefits and “know-how” to help get your movie made and distributed.
Applications are reviewed and accepted year-round.
IFP’s fees are among the lowest in the industry. Our sliding scale means the more you raise, the lower the fee.
Each Fiscally Sponsored project creates a public profile within ifp.org. Donors can review projects and give by credit card online via this secure site.
24-hour Account Review
Fiscally Sponsored Projects have an online administrative site, where they can view their account balance and donation history.
IFP program officers deliver more than 40 years of combined experience in the independent film sector. Throughout your project’s development, you can access staff to discuss your fundraising and film distribution strategies.
Free Entry to IFP Programs
Eligible Feature Works-in-Progress and Screenplays receive an entry fee waiver for IFP’s curated programs – Independent Film Week and the Independent Filmmaker Labs – both vital first-look industry forums for works in development and production.
Festival Circuit Promotion
IFP continually promotes the works of filmmakers who have taken part in our programs. Each year, IFP will runs ads in festival and trade publications to promote the visibility of your project, should it screen at Berlin, Los Angeles, Rotterdam, Sundance, Slamdance or Tribeca.
All the Benefits of IFP Membership
This includes Up to 25% off all IFP Workshops & Seminars, a one-year subscription to Filmmaker Magazine, vendor discounts, online archives of past programs, and free monthly preview screenings of new feature films.