SWAMP offers a variety of programs to support the filmmaker and film enthusiast.
The Territory: A statewide PBS broadcast series featuring independent short films and videos.
Click here for a description of the current season, or here for information on how to submit your short film for consideration.
Workshops: A series of courses for the emerging and developing filmmaker. We also offer workshops for the film entusiast.
Media Literacy Institute: Training workshops and seminars incorporating analysis, aesthetics and production elements of media arts and media literacy education.
Media Bulletin: A monthly e-newsletter with information pertinent to independent media artists and audiences. Sign up!
Sponsored Projects Program: Serves as a nonprofit fiscal sponsor to selected independent film and video productions based on a review of concept, budget and personnel. To submit a project proposal, visit our Fiscal Sponsorship information page to read our application guidelines.
Media Artist Residencies: Artists teach film and video production and media literacy skills to kids in schools and other venues.
Summer Teen Filmmaking Camp: Week-long intensive classes cover screenwriting, production, and post-production elements.
Monthly Salon: Provides a monthly networking opportunity for Houston media professionals, students, and members.
Click here for information on how you can support these programs or become a SWAMP member.