Resources for Filmmakers & Artists During COVID-19

This is a growing list of resources for filmmakers and freelance artists who are experiencing a loss or reduction of wages due to the COVID-19 outbreak. As we learn of more support, we will add it to this list. If you come across any resources that are missing from this list, please feel free to fill out the form on the bottom of the page.

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Emergency Funds
Emergency funds for artists in all disciplines, across the U.S.

Field of Vision Virtual Mentorship & Consultation Service
The Field of Vision team will offer a virtual “office hours” service for the documentary community.

WomenArts Emergency Grants
Emergency funds for artists in all disciplines, across the U.S.

New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Resources NYS Arts and Culture Organizations
Resources for arts and culture organizations, small businesses, and individual artists that include emergency funding, preparedness guides, and more.

Art House Convergence COVID-19 Preparedness Resources
Resources for cinemas facing canceled events such as advocacy groups, preparedness measures, tips for what to do while events have halted, and more.

Creative Capital List of Arts Resources
A list of resources for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists and arts professionals.

Creative Capital Online Workshops Calendar
A schedule of upcoming and ongoing online workshops Creative Capital is offering for free.

Sundance Co//ab Free Programs
Sundance Co//ab has opened their webinars, member Q&A, and masterclasses to anyone interested, at no cost.

Freelancers Union Open-source Resource List
Various resources including general resources and preparation, advocacy for freelancers, emergency funding, remote freelance work resources and best practices, mental health resources, and more.

Vimeo: How to Plan A Virtual Event
A webinar for businesses and organizations on how to shift their in-person event strategies to virtual ones. Takes place Thursday, March 26 @ 2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

TechSoup Article: Nonprofit Resources for Remote Work During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Tools and tips for non-profit organizations switching to remote work. 

Film + TV Charity Resources
List of resources for filmmakers in the UK on how to stay healthy (mentally & physically), a 24-hour support line, and financial advice.

Women and Hollywood Film Fundraising Campaign Amplification
They will be boosting the crowdfunding efforts of projects who have been affected by festival and screening cancellations. First round of applications due Tuesday, March 17 by 11:59 PM ET.

Together Films Digital Distribution Webinars
Together Films are launching a series of webinars and toolkits to help people transition to #digitaldistribution offerings to turn this crisis into your opportunity for engagement

IndieWire Article: Resources for Entertainment Workers
A list of organizations who have pledged to support workers impacted by COVID-19

WMM’s List of Regional Resources
Many organizations are providing resources and support on the local level. Check out our list of regional resources to see your local arts organization can help.

Know of a resource that’s not listed here? Please let us know so we can pass the word along.

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