My father was a dedicated and thoughtful philanthropist, whose estate plan included a deposit into a donor-advised fund in my name. Once the fog of
By Michael Bracy & Cynthia LopezBy Michael Bracy and Cynthia LopezIn a time when public funding and media are in jeopardy, distribution outlets are
I was sitting at an IDA-produced summit on sustainability in February in Washington, DC. Dozens of seasoned filmmakers shared personal struggles about
Last December, the popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter announced the promotion of Liz Cook to Director of Documentary Film. Though Cook has been
At the IDA's first Getting Real Conference in fall 2014, a group of prominent grant organizations got together to discuss the state of grant funding
In the months leading up to the launch of the IDA Enterprise Documentary Fund, we couldn't have anticipated the national public debate that would
Vancouver-based doc maker Ryan Flowers preceded his roundtable pitch at the 2014 International Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) Forum by doing a set of
Our friends at The Redford Center are offering IDA members a special preview of the organization’s new Redford Center Grants program, which will
We’ve spoken to quite a few of you who are excited to apply to the freshly launched Miller / Packan Film Fund, so we went straight to the source and
Another year means another chance to get funds for your documentary! Below is your essential guide to grants, awards, open calls, and opportunities to