Filmmaker360

Filmmaker360 provides unparalleled assistance and opportunities including grants, prizes, development assistance, and residencies for working filmmakers at all stages of their careers.

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  • SFFS/KRF Filmmaking Grant

  • Off the Page

    Off the Page is an exciting new addition in the expanding partnership between the San Francisco Film Society and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation.

  • Hearst Screenwriting Grant

    The SFFS/Hearst Screenwriting Grant is given to a mid-career screenwriter who has been a practicing writer for at least five years and who has previously written a minimum of one feature screenplay.

  • Project Development

    The Film Society is dedicated to supporting emerging and established filmmakers. Our project development & fiscal sponsorship program is designed to help you step-by-step through the process of getting your film funded, made and seen.

  • Documentary Film Fund

    The SFFS Documentary Film Fund supports riveting documentaries in postproduction distinguished by compelling stories, intriguing characters and an innovative visual approach.

  • Djerassi

    The Djerassi Residency Award/SFFS Screenwriting Fellowship will provide a one-month residency at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program for an emerging or established screenwriter.

  • FilmHouse Residencies

    With generous funding from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, the FilmHouse residency program is designed to offer free office space to filmmakers in various stages of production where they can share talents and resources with their peers.

  • Events

    Join us at the FilmHouse for intimate discussions and special demonstrations with leaders in the industry.

From our blog

  • Ethiopian Filmmakers Bound for the Bay September 16, 2014

    We at SFFS are thrilled to announce that Ethiopian-American filmmaking team Zeresenay Berhane Mehari and Mehret Mandefro will be in San Francisco October 1–14 for the Film Society’s eighth Artist in...   Read More

  • In Focus: Tom Gilroy on Our Lady of the Snow August 18, 2014

    Foundations that recognize the cultural necessity of supporting an artist’s vision often get the ball rolling and enable you to get started and create the work that you end up providing to your...   Read More

  • 2014 SFFS / Hearst Screenwriting Finalists August 14, 2014

    Every great film begins its life on the page, and we are excited to be involved in helping great storytellers work through the screenwriting process. Introducing the six finalists for the sixth...   Read More