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AFMI Creators

Tell Your Story. Connect. Learn. Grow. Create. Change the Narrative.
AFMI’s Creators is all about supporting talent, including fiscal sponsorship for filmmakers, workshops and trainings, mentorship, and the Arab Creators Collective, an inclusive platform for Arab-American media makers to connect and collaborate. And let’s not forget the younger generations! This pillar also includes our filmmaking program for teens, Takalam: Arab Youth Speak Up!

AFMI Creators

Tell Your Story. Connect. Learn. Grow. Create. Change the Narrative.

AFMI’s Pillar dedicated to Creators is all about supporting talent, including fiscal sponsorship for filmmakers, workshops and trainings, mentorship, and the Arab Creators Collective, an inclusive platform for Arab-American media makers to connect and collaborate. And let’s not forget the younger generations! This pillar also includes our filmmaking program for teens, Takalam: Arab Youth Speak Up!

AFMI Creators

Join The Collective

The Arab Creators Collective is coming soon! Join our new collaborative online platform for Arab Americans in the film industry to network and connect. Sign up for the waiting list and be the first to know when it opens.

AFMI Creators: The Collective

Join The Collective

The Arab Creators Collective is coming soon! Join our new collaborative online platform for Arab Americans in the film industry to network and connect. Sign up for the waiting list and be the first to know when it opens.

Fiscal Sponsorship

AFMI’s Fiscal Sponsorship Program helps rising filmmakers accomplish their projects through financial assistance in the form of 501(c)(3) tax status and opportunities for external funding. It is an initiative designed to support Arab and Arab-American filmmakers and film projects that advance AFMI’s mission.

AFMI Fiscal Sponsorship

Fiscal Sponsorship

AFMI’s Fiscal Sponsorship Program helps rising filmmakers accomplish their projects through financial assistance in the form of 501(c)(3) tax status and opportunities for external funding. It is an initiative designed to support Arab and Arab-American filmmakers and film projects that advance AFMI’s mission.

Workshops and Mixers

Engaging, powerful workshops and classes led by industry professionals to provide accessible hands-on education for up and coming filmmakers.
Sign up for our mailing list to stay in the loop, details coming soon.

AFMI Creators: Workshops and Mixers

Workshops and Mixers

Engaging, powerful workshops and classes led by industry professionals to provide accessible hands-on education for up and coming filmmakers.
Sign up for our mailing list to stay in the loop, details coming soon.

TAKALAM: Arab Youth Speak Up!

Our summer youth education program is held annually in Oakland and we are currently expanding to more locations in the US. Students aged 13-18 learn valuable filmmaking and storytelling skills.

TAKALAM: Arab Youth Speaks Up!

TAKALAM: Arab Youth Speak Up!

Our summer youth education program is held annually in Oakland and we are currently expanding to more locations in the US. Students aged 13-18 learn valuable filmmaking and storytelling skills.