Programs

Crew CONNECT: Badges And Achievements

This program enables filmmakers to earn merit badges and awards for achieving specific tasks in their career as a filmmaker. The goal is to enable the filmmaker to gain on-the-job experience within the craft.

Program pending due to lack of funding. Please consider donating to support our programs.

Virgin Tales: Film Grant

The Film Club of America offers 1st time filmmakers grants to complete their first narrative film. The application is only open to members whom have completed other Film Club programs.

Film Camp: Youth Motion Picture Production Series

The Film Camp Series is an initiative to provide a curriculum for students while enabling county/city school board districts to provide coursework via, leave periods (spring/winter/summer breaks), after-school instruction or in-school proctoring.

Program pending due to lack of funding. Please consider donating to support our programs.

Screenshot: Critique, Analysis, and Appreciation

Screenshot is a web series that offers critique to modern works of filmmaking, in which we analyze projects to discover best practices to disseminate amongst our members.

Library of Cinema: Decades Most Important Works in Filmmaking

The Film Club of America maintains a list of notable films which have impacted, depicted, or influenced the American public in some way. These film must have added value and perspective to moments in American History. These films do not have to be a work of non-fiction to qualify.

Raconteur Awards: Cinema's Best Storyteller

The Raconteur Awards offer recognition to the best works in Filmmaking per annum. Applications are reviewed by our members.

Program pending due to lack of funding. Please consider donating to support our programs.

Feats of Filmmaking: Most Ambitious Films to Date

A documentary series which explores the most ambitious films ever made. The goal is to inject our members with knowledge and to motivate them to push the boundaries of the art form.

FCA's Production Lab

A quarterly training series, which provides hands-on experience to filmmakers nationwide. These labs are to train members in best practices, in an effort to reduce risks well photographing motion picture content.

Program pending due to lack of funding. Please consider donating to support our programs.

Conquering Script-zilla: Screenwriting Workshops

A scripting writing workshop which assists writers in completing a draft of their narrative screenplay. Participants explore their creative decisions, well receiving insights on the best methods to navigate their plots & characters.

Project Penny-Pincher: FCA's Producer Forum

A workshop series that explores best practices for delivering narrative film content; from acquiring intellectual property rights to maintaining a healthy balance sheet throughout your movie’s life cycle.

Program pending due to lack of funding. Please consider donating to support our programs.

Full Of Frames: Screen Direction Workshop Series

An assignment sheet for directors and motion picture producers to learn and master the craft of narrative filmmaking. Work is then screened and showcase, so that artist may receive focused feedback for their work.

Program pending due to lack of funding. Please consider donating to support our programs.

PRONTO: Script Coverage and Feedback Service

Cost efficient service to receive feedback for your screenplays. This service is maintained and operated by our members.

Kuleshov Film Festival

A platform to help motivate filmmakers to make narrative film content. This festival focuses on mastering the basics of film grammar, and participants graded in 3 stages of their understanding of the craft; ranging from amateur, professional, and auteur.

CINEconomy: Affordable Filmmaking Initiative

This is a organizational initiative to reduce the cost of narrative filmmaking by offering competitive pricing for products and services to the marketplace.

Thanks to your support through our FY2020 we were able to launch this program.

CINÉVATE Grant Program

Grant money for engineers/inventors who may need financing to complete projects which advance the technology of the motion picture format.

Program pending due to lack of funding. Please consider donating to support our programs.