Artist News | Fiscal Sponsorship

Artist News | Fiscal Sponsorship

Dive into the world of cinema and look through the lens of Brooklyn-based filmmakers this May!

This spring, discover the beauty and creativity of real-life stories and fictionalized characters by checking out short films that are fiscally sponsored by NYFA.


This May, Andre Joseph of Aj Epyx Productions premieres his short film, The Saxophonist (Sponsored Project). The film tells the story Lonnie, a saxophone player in New York City, who after losing a major record deal and his girlfriend, tries to get back on his feet. After finding new love and a new label, Lonnie must choose between his love life or his career. The film premiers at Brooklyn Fete (1515 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226) tonight at 7:30 PM. The event is free and open to the public. To RSVP please visit the Facebook event page.

The New Regulars, co-led by Audrey Logan and Luis Salazar, will host the Season 1 finale for their hyperlocal web series, The Locality (Sponsored Project). The web series features the creative minds of leaders and entrepreneurs in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights. Meet, mingle, and watch the finale with The New Regulars crew at Five Myles (558 Saint Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238) at 6:30 PM on Thursday, May 17. The event is free and open to the public. Please register if you plan to attend. You can watch previous episodes of The Locality here.

Are you an artist or a new organization interested in expanding your fundraising capacity through NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship? We accept out-of-cycle reviews year-round. No-fee applications are accepted on a quarterly basis and our next deadline is June 30. Click here to learn more about the program and to apply.

Image: Beavin Lawrence as Lonnie Johnson in The Saxophonist (Sponsored Project), Photo Credit: Magnus Productions, Courtesy of Andre Joseph

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