From The Heart Productions (www.fromtheheartproductions.com) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to funding films that are “unique and make a contribution to society”.   Established in 1992 by Carole Dean, the grants are named in honor of her father who was a great supporter of financially strapped filmmakers

From The Heart produces the Roy W. Dean Film Grant which is awarded three times each year in Spring, Summer, and Fall.  Winners receive film products and services which help  get their project completed.  The Roy W. Dean Grant gets films with important messages produced that otherwise may have never been made.  Founded in 1992, the Roy W. Dean Film Grant has awarded nearly $2,000,000 in film products and services.

From The Heart Productions is also a fiscal sponsor for independent filmmakers.  As a a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, all donations for filmmakers are tax deductible.  From  The Heart Productions also provides filmmaking advice and provides consultation on projects as part of the donation package.  

Fiscal sponsorships can be set up also with crowd funding through From The Heart and Indiegogo.com (www.indiegogo.com/partners/4 ) with a reduced fiscal fee and no goal penalty.

“The Art of Film Funding” written by Carole Dean, is a step by step guide on getting a film funded and produced.  Carole Dean will walk you through the funding labrynth in her best-selling book.   Learn how to win grants and raise money for your films by the woman who runs one of the largest film grants in the world.

For More Information:

Carole Dean
President, From The Heart Productions
Phone: 805-984-0098