FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS (FWB) is an educational nonprofit organization that is dedicated to empowering the next generation of digital storytellers. Through various grants, educational resources, and international fellowships, FWB provides youth from underserved communities with the technical training, media literacy skills, and digital tools to leverage the creative process as a means for interpreting their role in their society.
What They Do
Empower Youth: FWB provides youth from underserved communities with the technical training, media literacy skills, and digital tools to interpret their role in their society
Provide Funding: FWB provides funding and support to a variety of youth media and independent film projects via various filmmaking grants and film competitions.
Connect Cultures: FWB works in classrooms around the world to harness the filmmaking and media production process as a vehicle for cultural exchange.
Support Educators: FWB delivers a variety of professional development and training opportunities to enable educators around the world to integrate digital storytelling into their classrooms.
Develop Resources: FWB develops a variety of classroom resources including lesson plans, curriculum guides, visual aids, and conceptual videos designed to promote media education.
Partner With Schools: FWB partners with a diverse range of nonprofit organizations, schools, community organizations, educational foundations, and development organizations.