FILMMAKERS ALLIANCE is a community of film artists dedicated to the advancement of true independent film through community action. FA is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. FA provides a unique mutual support system through which members share time, energy, expertise, resources and, most importantly, creative support for one another's film projects from concept through distribution. We work together to restore humanity, authenticity, diversity, originality, intelligence, relevance, personal vision and emotional resonance to global Cinema.

Started in 1993 as a collective answer to the practical needs of independent filmmakers, FA has evolved into a  multi-layered support organization with an emphasis on aesthetic empowerment. Hundreds of films have been produced  through FA and have screened in dozens of major festivals  throughout the world.

Now, FA is bringing a new level of support to filmmakers by aggregating key filmmaking info, tools, resources and other benefits that can be accessed online.

Filmmakers Alliance: Connect. Get Stuff. Make films.

Who We Are:


Jacques Thelemaque

Board of Directors (in alphabetical order)

Michael Blaha, Esq.

Michael Cioni

Liam Finn

Margot Gerber

Amanda Sweikow

Jacques Thelemaque


Diane Gaidry

Jacques Thelemaque

Film Consultant

Vidyut Latay

Contact Us:

Filmmakers Alliance

1317 N. San Fernando Blvd. #366

Burbank, CA 91504

our phone:  310.568.0633

Our fax:  818.301.2257 fax

our email: info@filmmakersalliance.org

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"Filmmakers Alliance is the future, they are the way forward. As an organization, they are perfect."

 Mike Figgis, (Leaving Las Vegas, The Sopranos) writer/director nominated for two Oscars.

"Filmmakers Alliance is a key component in the filmmaking universe..."

Terry Gilliam (Brazil, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Monte Python) Oscar nominated writer/director.

"I wish I had Filmmakers Alliance when I was making my first film."

David O Russell (Spanking the Monkey, Three Kings) Sundace Film Festival darling and Indie Spirit Award winning writer/director

"Frankly, I had never heard of Filmmakers Alliance, which SUCKS for me."

Kevin Smith (Clerks, Zack and Miri Make a Porno) Indie film Icon.

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1993. Filmmakers Alliance (FA) began as Reverse Angle Production Alliance with 10 filmmakers. RAPA produced 2-3 short videos per year.

1996. RAPA changed its name to Filmmakers Alliance and had risen to 40 member/filmmakers. Production had risen to over 20 film and video projects per year.

1998. FA launched VisionFest.

2002. FA sold a feature film "Dahmer" to DEJ (a division of Blockbuster) and put three more features into the festival circuit. FA produces Digidance 2002 in Park City, Utah.

2003. FA moved into DVD distibution in partnership with Cinema Libre with the release of its first five titles under the banner of "The Filmmakers Alliance Collection".

2006. An FA Film, "Transaction", won the the Grand Prix du Jury at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, perhaps the most prestigious short film award in the world.

2009. FA-produced films "Midnight Movie" sold to Showtime and "Within" sells to Lifetime.

2012. Filmmakers Alliance website voted one of the “Top 10 Most Influential Filmmaking Sites” by Filmmaking Stuff.

TODAY. Filmmakers Alliance continues its production support work, with hundreds of films, videos and new digital work to our credit. FA films continue to be selected to play in premier festivals world-wide, including Sundance, Berlin, SXSW, RESFEST, Cinequest and more, winning numerous awards. Now, we are globalizing our organization and bringing you unprecedented membership benefits through our site.

Key Organizational Milestones