What We Do

The Chimaera Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering women filmmakers and to help change the landscape of hiring practices in the film industry. We take action through our core programs.


SUPPORT.HER MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

SUPPORT.HER is a mentorship program that pairs established filmmakers with emerging talent. We aim to uplift women and non-binary filmmakers and light the path for their future careers. We at The Chimaera Project understand first-hand the struggle to move our careers to the next level, and we know how life-changing a great mentor can be. Learn more...


TO.GET.HER FINISHING FUND PROGRAM

TO.GET.HER awards funds and in-kind support to women filmmakers working in short and long formats, narrative and documentary. We look for a wide range of films – from social commentary to action and sci-fi. Learn more


OUTREACH WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

We produce free online and in-person events that align with our mission to champion women filmmakers. See what we’ve been up to and what’s next


YOUTH MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

The Chimaera Project offers partnerships with community and industry professionals to meet the needs of our participants by providing mentoring in front of and/or behind the camera. Learn more


THE NEW ARCHITECTS

The New Architects: A conversation about Redesigning the Hiring Protocols in the Entertainment Industry. Listen to the conversation and view the video…here


SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEWS

Our Spotlight Interviews shine the light on filmmakers that are making a difference and happy to share lessons learned in the film and entertainment industries…Visit Spotlight Interviews


FISCAL SPONSOR PROGRAM

The Chimaera Project provides a fiscal sponsor opportunity to a limited number of qualified non-commercial projects with women filmmakers and visionary creatives. A fiscal sponsor  partnership allows you, on behalf of your project, to seek grants, hold fundraisers & solicit tax-deductible gifts. Learn more