From the Heart Productions

From the Heart Productions

From the Heart Productions funds films that are unique and make a contribution to society. These are unfinished films with compelling and powerful stories told with passion, that without our help might never get made. From The Heart Productions has been helping filmmakers get their projects made for over 22 years through the Roy W. Dean Film Grant. Now, through our Fiscal Sponsorship program, From The Heart continues its mission to encourage and bring to fruition unique projects with compelling stories that might otherwise have never been made. Your job is to create. Our job is to make it possible for you to see your creation become a reality.

Projects We're Supporting

Daruma

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Comedy, Drama

PATRICK must enlist the help of his neighbor ROBERT to take the daughter he never knew he had to live with her maternal grandparents.

81%

This project got the green light!

Paris is in Harlem

New York City, New York Film Feature
Drama, Musical

A multi-character mosaic set in 2017, on the day the infamous Cabaret or No Dancing Law was repealed in NYC.

111%

This project got the green light!

Hooked

Seattle, Washington Film Feature
Drama, Romantic Comedy

Shawn finds his perfect soulmate but his autism prevents him from realizing she's actually a prostitute.

85%

This project got the green light!

Seed of Doubt

Rochester, Minnesota Film Feature
Thriller

Melissa and Scott’s dream home turns into a nightmare when they take on new tenants to make ends meet.

80%

This project got the green light!

2 WEEKS

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Horror

2 WEEKS accompanies Tanya as she explores what it means to be asexual in a committed relationship and an actor in a “sex sells” world.

101%

This project got the green light!

Coming Home: Celebrating the Women Airforce Service Pilots in 2017

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Documentary

A group of the last surviving Women Airforce Service Pilots, all in their 90s, return to Avenger Field, for what may be their last reunion.

81%

This project got the green light!

Fantastic Santa Monaco

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Drama, Satire

A film about a group of performance artists who are looking for love, connection and significance in Los Angeles.

80%

This project got the green light!

Tracing the Hairstons

New York City, New York Film Feature
Documentary, History

This three-part documentary series explores the journey of the Hairston’s and shows how American slavery helped propel the Hairston’s to one

100%

This project got the green light!

ONE TRUE LOVES: A Web Series

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Romance

Between her tweenhood and early twenties, Lydia meets eight different loves of her life.

114%

This project got the green light!

Tomorrow Never Knows Film

Boulder, Colorado Film Feature
Documentary, LGBTQ

A documentary film about love and choice, accompanying a couple on their journey toward a conscious death.

95%

This project got the green light!

Shelby's Vacation

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Romance, LGBTQ

Vacationer Shelby and mountain resort manager Carol go on a healing journey of learning why they cling to unrealistic romantic fantasies.

91%

This project got the green light!

Magic Pills

Toronto, Canada Film Feature
Documentary, Science

Homeopathy - the medicine they don't want you to know about. We need finishing funds! US contributions are tax deductible!

133%

This project got the green light!

Learning to Drive

Willcox, Arizona Film Short
Comedy, Drama

Inspired by the true story of a feisty young man with Down syndrome determined to convince his scatterbrained brother to teach him to drive.

96%

This project got the green light!

Spirit of Tivaevae

Garden Grove, California Film Feature
Documentary

The search for a missing piece of cultural identity takes one woman on a journey to the Cook Islands.

115%

This project got the green light!

Across The Tracks

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Drama, Family

In 1960s GA, a young mixed girl decides to pass for white, a choice that follows her for many years.

102%

This project got the green light!

Finding Jenn's Voice

Pennsylvania, United States Film Feature
Documentary

Homicide is the leading cause of death during pregnancy. But no one is talking about it. Until now.

100%

This project got the green light!

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