Bay Area Events Centered Around the Movie Making Industry,
The benefits that they provide, and how to get involved.
MMTB- Movie Making Throughout the Bay! Inc. - a 501c3 Non-Profit Filmmaking Organization- "MMTB Supports Filmmakers, Actors, Writers etc. throughout the SF Bay Area and Beyond by providing a place to Connect, Create, and Succeed!!" Serving the Bay Area Since 2010- www.MovieMakingBay.com - they are giving away $1000 Monthly for winners of their 2020 filmmaking challenges.
THE UC BERKELEY DEPARTMENT OF FILM & MEDIA- Offers innovative, interdisciplinary programs leading to a B.A. in Film and a Ph.D. in Film & Media. It also provides curricular support for the Designated Emphasis in Film Studies for doctoral students in other departments. The Department teaches students to think historically, theoretically, and analytically about film and media within the broad context of humanistic studies. Students and faculty engage with all forms of moving-image culture, including film, still photography, television, and digital media. The Department also offers courses in screenwriting, curating, and digital video production.https://filmmedia.berkeley.edu/film-resources/bay-area-film-festivals/ -
SF Indiefest- Last year over 21,000 film and event goers attended SF Indiefest events. A 501c3 non-profit with support from San Francisco Grants for the Arts, the San Francisco Art Commission, and many local newspapers, radio stations, websites, breweries, hotels, venues, businesses, and arts lovers! https://sfindie.com/festivals/sf-indiefest/
The 48 Hour Film Project- is a wild and sleepless weekend in which you and a team make a movie - write, shoot, and edit - in just 48 hours. - https://www.48hourfilm.com/home
Film on Film Foundation- The Film on Film Foundation (FOFF) promotes film as a living art form by screening works from its history and stimulating its continued use in production and exhibition.- http://www.filmonfilm.org/filmcalendar/
Film Festival Filmmaking Bay Area Media Filmmaking Challenge