Bi-Monthly Film Funding Guidance Class


Film Funding Guidance ClassAn exclusive benefit for filmmakers in our Fiscal Sponsorship Program is our Bi-Monthly Film Funding Guidance Class

Class is conducted every two weeks via conference calls. 

The class features From the Heart Productions by founder, president, and author of The Art of Film Funding, 2nd Edition: Alternative Financing Concepts, Carole Dean.

Joining her is:

  • Carole Joyce, Roy W. Dean Grant Coordinator
  • Breianna Pryce, adviser to Carole Dean
  • Jason Smith, award winning filmmaker and Roy W. Dean Grant Winner for his documentary “I Voted.”

New Focus For Each Class

The class covers every aspect of fundraising for your film.   You will hear advice on:

  • How to Improve Your Crowdfunding Campaigns
  • Making a Brilliant Presentation
  • Perfecting Your Pitch
  • Manifesting Money for Your Film

Great class, I am excited again. 

Herb Palmer Jr. – Producer  Pay Attention Films

Just wanted to let you know, how much I enjoyed this class. 

Marguerite Fair – Writer, Director & Producer & Web Show Host “Laughter Talks”

I have become a true fanatic about all of your Film Funding materials, and Saturday conference calls. I listened in this morning, in fact, and now have 5 pages worth of notes! I wanted to Thank You for shedding a light on a subject that can be very confusing and disheartening. You have this incredible gift of making the impossible seem tangible.

Payten Brewer – Producer, Actress 

Each Class is Recorded

If you miss a class, we’ve got you covered.  We send out a recording a few days after the class to our fiscally sponsored filmmakers.

Here Are Recordings of 5 Classes From 2021

Click on any of the links below to listen:

Film Funding Guidance Class from July 24th

Film Funding Guidance Class from July 10th

Film Funding Guidance Class from June 19th

Film Funding Guidance Class from June 5th

Film Funding Guidance Class from May 15th

Seeking Volunteers to Pitch Their Projects

In each class, we offer two brave filmmakers the opportunity to pitch their film.  Afterwards, Carole Dean and her team offer invaluable suggestions on ways to improve your pitch.  We want to insure it will captivate your investors and bring in money.  

Need More Information?

Class is every two weeks (with exceptions for major holidays).  Before each class, fiscally sponsored filmmakers are sent call-in numbers and access codes.  

When you are a fiscally sponsored filmmaker, you receive updates and news on upcoming classes.  If not, please email info@fromtheheartproductions and we’ll make sure you are on the mailing list.

If you are not fiscally sponsored by From the Heart Productions and would more information, please go to our Fiscal Sponsorship Program Page.   You can also email Carole Dean at