LA2050 Grants Challenge applications are open now through June 28th, 2024.

Women In Film

Women In Film advocates for and advances the careers of women working in the screen industries — to achieve parity and transform culture.


3 Submitted Ideas

  • CREATE ·2022 Grants Challenge

    Finishing Funds for Young Women Filmmakers

    WIF will select 15 women and gender expansive filmmakers aged 24 and under to receive $1,000 grants to complete their short films. WIF will host a showcase to screen the finished films and introduce this class of emerging talent and their work to WIF’s network of influential industry leaders who have the power to hire them and/or greenlight projects. The completed films will serve as calling cards for the creators, and a stepping stone to producing a feature or additional work.

  • CREATE ·2022 Grants Challenge

    Pathways for Female Screen Industry Entrepreneurs

    Women-owned businesses in Hollywood access 7X LESS funding than male-owned businesses. To address this gap, WIF will deliver financial literacy and entrepreneurship programs for budding and established female screen industry entrepreneurs. Educational courses will advance skill sets for women and gender expansive people launching production companies, as well as the many freelance creatives in the industry across roles like director, writer, cinematographer, editor who must run their own businesses in order to work and advance their careers.

  • CREATE ·2019 Grants Challenge
    🎉 Finalist

    The Campus to Career Initiative

    Entertainment is one of LA's biggest industries, yet its leadership does not accurately represent the people of LA: 23% of leadership positions are held by women; women of color, 5%. Women In Film, in partnership with The California State University Entertainment Alliance, will launch the Campus to Career Initiative for women from underrepresented communities in LA County. These students will receive engaged, personalized guidance through their journeys from internship to employment in Hollywood