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MISSION

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.
A registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. EIN: 46-5335859

 

 

WHAT WE DO

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Provide Funding

FWB provides funding and support to a variety of youth media and independent film projects via various filmmaking grants and film competitions. 

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Develop Resources

FWB develops a variety of classroom resources including lesson plans, curriculum guides, visual aids, and conceptual videos designed to promote media education.

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Partner With Schools

FWB partners with a diverse range of nonprofit organizations, schools, community organizations, educational foundations, and development organizations.

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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

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Support Teachers

FWB delivers a variety of professional development and training opportunities to enable educators around the world to integrate digital storytelling into their classrooms. 

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Connect Cultures

FWB works in classrooms around the world to harness the filmmaking and media production process as a vehicle for cultural exchange. 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Gideon Frankel

Gideon Frankel

Board of Directors

LeMarie Laureano

LeMarie Laureano

Board of Directors

Caits Meissner

Caits Meissner

Board of Directors

Eileen Newman

Eileen Newman

Board of Directors

Juan Rubio

Juan Rubio

Board of Directors

Monique Scott, PhD

Monique Scott, PhD

Board of Directors

Flonia Telegrafi

Flonia Telegrafi

Board of Directors

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Corey Boling

Corey Boling

Executive Director

Beth Grannis

Beth Grannis

Deputy Director

PARTNERS & COLLABORATORS

FWB partners with a diverse range of nonprofit organizations, public schools, private schools, grassroots community organizations, educational foundations, and development organizations. Partners vary from year to year. Partnerships and collaborations have included the following institutions:

DONORS & SUPPORTERS

Donors and supporters have included the following organizations: