Our education programs work to foster the 21st century skills necessary to be an active citizen in our increasingly media centric society, to plant the seeds for the film and media artists of the future by offering training and networking opportunities to facilitate the creation of new film and video work and to celebrate film as an art form.

 

Salon

Salon

Sidewalk Salon is a FREE monthly networking and educational event aimed at...
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Screentalk

Screentalk

A monthly documentary film and discussion initiative designed to stimulate conversation, ScreenTalk...
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Scramble

Scramble

The Sidewalk Scramble is a timed filmmaking competition fueled by caffeine and...
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Sidewrite Screenplay Competition

Sidewrite Screenplay Competition

  A division of the Sidewalk Film Festival started in 2004, Sidewrite’s...
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Tech and Technique

Tech and Technique

Tech & Technique Workshops offer a chance to gain hands-on experience under...
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Youth Board

Youth Board

The Sidewalk Youth Board is a group of high school students from...
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Resources

Resources

ALABAMA/BIRMINGHAM FILM RESOURCES Alabama Film Office Alabama Filmmakers - Main Facebook group...
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Book + Film Club

Book + Film Club

Sidewalk's Book + Film Club unites movie and book lovers for a...
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SideTalks Podcast

SideTalks Podcast

Listen and subscribe via Soundcloud, Spotify, Stitcher, and Apple Podcasts! SideTalks is...
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SHOUT About Youth (SAY)

SHOUT About Youth (SAY) is a local arts program held in Downtown...
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Classroom Rentals

We are proud to offer an inexpensive place for filmmakers to meet,...
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COVID-19 Teen Video Challenge

Here's the full playlist of our winning 2020 films! Thanks to everybody...
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Sidewalk EDU

Sidewalk EDU

We're teaming up with festival alumni and our filmmaker friends to bring...
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Black Lens Filmmaker Grant

Black Lens Filmmaker Grant

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema and The Law Firm of Stacey A....
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Chroma

Chroma

CHROMA - A QUEER FILM CLUB   Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema...
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Reframe

Reframe

Reframe is an in-school program where middle school students can learn filmmaking...
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