Fiscally Sponsored Projects

New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) accepts tax-deductible contributions for nonprofit film and video projects produced by NYWIFT members. Projects in NYWIFT’s fiscal sponsorship program must have a creative, an education or a charitable purpose.

Choose from our current projects:

About That Night

About That Night

In this feature drama set on an American college campus, a Freshman Girl wakes up after a drunken campus party and discovers she may have been sexually assaulted. She remembers nothing.
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After the Vote

After the Vote

A feature documentary work in progress about the forgotten women of New York City who won the vote in 1917.
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Andasibe

Andasibe

Madagascar’s ecosystem is one of the most threatened on the planet.
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An Unknown Country

An Unknown Country

An independent film that tells the story of those who fled Europe escaping the Nazi terror to find refuge in an unlikely destination: Ecuador, a small South American country barely known at the time.
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A Vow From the Ruins

A Vow From the Ruins

An intimate portrait of Setsuko Thurlow, a passionate, 85 year-old woman who survived the atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
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Black Enuf*

Black Enuf*

Black Enuf* is an animated documemoir that takes a playful approach to heavier questions of identity, difference, and self-acceptance.
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Borneo: Fire, Orangutans, and Indigenous Culture

Borneo: Fire, Orangutans, and Indigenous Culture

The largest population of orangutans on the planet in the Sabangau forest on the Indonesian half of Borneo is threatened by fire.
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By A Thread

By A Thread

What price silence? That’s the prevailing question in By A Thread, a documentary currently in production about a journalist's search for her late mother's hidden past and the reason for her secrecy.
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Caroline's Wedding

Caroline's Wedding

Caroline’s Wedding explores the immigrant experience and the struggles of a hard-working Haitian family adjusting to a new life in Brooklyn in the 1990s.
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Civita

Civita

Natalie Reuss will direct, produce and shoot a poetic, observational film about the ancient Italian hill town, Civita di Bagnoregio (Civita).
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Creatively Speaking

Creatively Speaking

Over the course of twenty-one years, Creatively Speaking has become the leading, curated film series offering a diverse forum that highlights independent film by and about women and people of color.
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The Fairbanks Four

The Fairbanks Four

October 11, 1997 2:50am - Police sirens break through the cold air of Fairbanks, Alaska. A body has been found. Word spreads that a white 15 year old boy has been sexually assaulted and beaten to death.
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Feel Memory

Feel Memory

In Feel Memory, artist Viviane Silvera combines live action with stop-motion made out of thousands of hand-painted stills (approximately 50,000).
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Film Fatales

Film Fatales

Film Fatales is a diverse community of women filmmakers who meet regularly to mentor each other, share resources, collaborate on projects and build a supportive environment in which to make their films.
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Generation Hope

Generation Hope

Three millennials are stalled in the prime of their lives by advanced cancer diagnoses create a community for young adults silently suffering with cancer and other chronic illnesses.
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Greenlighters Academy

Greenlighters Academy

The ABFF Greenlighters Academy is an educational incubator program for college students with an interest in pursuing corporate careers in film, television and new media.
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In the Dark

In the Dark

In the Dark follows Nina Kristoff, a prestigious New York Times reporter specializing in sex crimes, back to her native South Africa where she covers the brutal gang rape of an eight-year-old girl.
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In The Moon’s Shadow

In The Moon’s Shadow

On August 21, 2017 a Total Solar Eclipse crossed the length of the United States from the Oregon coast to North Carolina.
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Just Ad Man

Just Ad Man

We've all heard about sexism in Hollywood, but sometimes it's hard to see. In the documentary “Just Ad Man” the point is brought to life through talented but struggling director, Jody Lauren Miller.
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Kingfish

Kingfish

Kingfish is a feature film that fans of The Goonies and Stand By Me will love. The story takes us to Montauk, NY, where a small fishing community is being overrun by real estate developers and wealthy vacationers.
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Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0

Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0

New York Women in Film and Television is proud to serve as fiscal agent for the Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0 Initiative by The Loreen Arbus Foundation and EIN SOF Communications.
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LOVE Gilda

LOVE Gilda

In her own words, comedian Gilda Radner looks back and reflects on her life and career.
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My Dinner with Schwartzey

My Dinner with Schwartzey

A 16-year old with dreams of rock stardom, has become the “special friend” of Schwartzey, a powerful music producer with a penchant for teenage girls who promises to make her dreams come true.
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My Wild Heart: The Art of Nader Gholi Vakili

My Wild Heart: The Art of Nader Gholi Vakili

Produced and directed by Erin Harper and Lily Vakili, My Wild Heart: The Art of Nader Gholi Vakili details the life of Nader Vakili, an Iranian-American plant pathologist with a gift for wood sculptures.
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New York WILD Film Festival

New York WILD Film Festival

The New York WILD Film Festival showcases a spectrum of topics, from exploration and adventure to wildlife and the environment, bringing all things WILD to one of the most urban cities in the world.
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Park Slope Moms

Park Slope Moms

Park Slope Moms is a dark comedy series created and produced by NYWIFT member, Alexandra Foucard and directed by NYWIFT member and Primetime Emmy winner Annetta Marion.
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The Rehearsal Club

The Rehearsal Club

The 1937 hit film Stage Door was based on The Rehearsal Club, a residence for young struggling actresses in NYC. This documentary will tell the stories of the club's residents and the times in which they lived.
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Stickman

Stickman

A deeply moving documentary about homeless man Roosevelt Wilkerson, whose passion for carving walking sticks connects him to a world beyond the streets and launches him on an incredible journey.
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[STOL*PERN]=to TRIP

[STOL*PERN]=to TRIP

While I was in Berlin, I was handed a flyer for a "Stolpersteinverlegung". A Stolperstein is an art piece, a single memorial for an individual victim of the Nazis.
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Tonight and Every Night

Tonight and Every Night

This story offers a window into how society relates to our elders, especially those with cognitive impairment.
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Women and Hollywood

Women and Hollywood

A respected website that focuses on women's films and filmmakers, which will launch several programs that will bring women (and men) together to continue to build our economic power at the box office.
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Women of the Mountain

Women of the Mountain

Rebecca Byerly tells a powerful story about three seemingly ordinary – yet truly extraordinary – women who run the world's longest, most mountainous ultra-marathons.
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