Beanie the Bunny

Empowering the next generation of aspiring filmmakers.

An international 501(c)(3) nonprofit by students, for students. 90,000 aspiring video creators helped in 160 countries.

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The first movement to empower student filmmakers

An impactful movement

The Lighthouse Initiative is a collection of multiple programs that provides free workshops, resources, and events for student filmmakers.

A global initiative

Countries reached
9,000+
Student submitters
to our festival
160+
Countries impacted
90,000+
Individuals have accessed our free, educational resources
450+
Students enrolled in our free filmmaking courses
Countries reached
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Free Filmmaking Courses

A complete masterclass taught by award-winning student filmmakers. Subjects covered:

Storyboarding & pre-production

Video production & filming

Professional editing in software

TAUGHT AT:
Kakuma Kenya Refugee Camp
Mahwah Public Library
Glen Rock Public Library
Westwood Public Library
Online Course
INITIATIVE — 4

An inspirational podcast featuring accomplished student filmmakers who share their unique stories.

Student Spotlight

From the Official Selections of the 2022 Student World Impact Film Festival.

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A. J. Kelly

A. J. Kelly

Indonesia
Aarav Ramnani

Aarav Ramnani

India
Aaron Rolfe

Aaron Rolfe

England
Abbie Ridge

Abbie Ridge

United Kingdom
Abdulsamed  Brahovic

Abdulsamed Brahovic

Bosnia/Switzerland
Achillefs Tsoutsis

Achillefs Tsoutsis

Greece
Adam Ellert

Adam Ellert

Israel
Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson

United Kingdom
Addyson Bednar

Addyson Bednar

United States
Adem Isler

Adem Isler

Turkey
Aditya Bikram  Bhowmick

Aditya Bikram Bhowmick

India
Adrija Jana

Adrija Jana

India
Adrián Ramos

Adrián Ramos

México
Adél Szegedi

Adél Szegedi

Hungary, United Kingdom
Adélaïde De Monicault

Adélaïde De Monicault

France
Afin Faizy

Afin Faizy

India
Afsal Afi

Afsal Afi

India
Aghlab Shair Koh

Aghlab Shair Koh

Pakistan
Agnieszka Kalińska

Agnieszka Kalińska

Poland
Agung Yohana

Agung Yohana

Indonesia
Agustin  Matthew

Agustin Matthew

United State
Agustín Bañeros

Agustín Bañeros

Argentina
Ahmad Mahana

Ahmad Mahana

Egypt
Ahmed  Abuzenada

Ahmed Abuzenada

Egypt
Ahmet Hakan Vergi

Ahmet Hakan Vergi

Turkey
Aidan Culver

Aidan Culver

United States
Aiden Fyfield

Aiden Fyfield

Australia
Aindriü Green

Aindriü Green

Netherlands
Aitolkyn Almenova

Aitolkyn Almenova

Kazakhstan
Aizhan Kyndybayeva

Aizhan Kyndybayeva

Kazakhstan
Akshata  Kewlani

Akshata Kewlani

Chile
Akshay Chandrasobha Asok

Akshay Chandrasobha Asok

India
Akshaya Vardhini Ravi

Akshaya Vardhini Ravi

India
Alberto Dalla

Alberto Dalla

United Kingdom
Alberto Montull Caramés

Alberto Montull Caramés

Spain
Alda Ægisdóttir

Alda Ægisdóttir

Iceland
Alejandra Beyron

Alejandra Beyron

Spain
Alejandro Martínez

Alejandro Martínez

United Kingdom
Alen Manukyan

Alen Manukyan

Armenia
Alesja Suzdaltseva

Alesja Suzdaltseva

Estonia
Alessandra Martinez

Alessandra Martinez

Italia
Alessio Martino

Alessio Martino

Italy
Alex Kopnick

Alex Kopnick

United States of America
Alex Bakhov

Alex Bakhov

Germany
Alex  Papazyan

Alex Papazyan

Bulgaria
Alex Mahutte

Alex Mahutte

Canada
Alexander Ratter

Alexander Ratter

Cyprus
Alexander Burdette

Alexander Burdette

United States
Alexander Jones

Alexander Jones

United States
Alexanderson Bolaño

Alexanderson Bolaño

Mexico
Alexia Araujo

Alexia Araujo

Brazil
Alexis Morisson

Alexis Morisson

France
Alfonso Villanueva García

Alfonso Villanueva García

España
Ali Diab

Ali Diab

Kuwait
Allison Comba

Allison Comba

United States
Allyanna Demafeliz

Allyanna Demafeliz

United States
Alma Cocaj

Alma Cocaj

Kosovo
Alok Das

Alok Das

INDIA
Alperen Çakır

Alperen Çakır

Turkey
Aman Mathur

Aman Mathur

India
Amanda Castillo

Amanda Castillo

United States
Amanda Costa De Sousa

Amanda Costa De Sousa

Hungary
Amanda Katz

Amanda Katz

United States of America
Amari Russell

Amari Russell

United States
Amelia Bianchi

Amelia Bianchi

USA
Ana Masley

Ana Masley

United States
Anamichele Morejon

Anamichele Morejon

United States
Ananya Dupare

Ananya Dupare

India
Anas M'Birkou

Anas M'Birkou

Canada
Anastasia Smith

Anastasia Smith

United States
Anastasia Grech

Anastasia Grech

United Kingdom
Anaïs Nativel

Anaïs Nativel

France
Andre Chong

Andre Chong

Singapore
Andrea Corazza

Andrea Corazza

Italia
Andrea Lizarte

Andrea Lizarte

España
Andrea Mangano

Andrea Mangano

United States
Andrea Quartarone

Andrea Quartarone

Italy
Andrea Sbarretti

Andrea Sbarretti

ITALY
Andrew Collinson

Andrew Collinson

United Kingdom
André Faria

André Faria

Brazil
Aneesh Amburle

Aneesh Amburle

India
Angelica Hayes

Angelica Hayes

United States
Angellize Rivera

Angellize Rivera

United States
Angelos Piperakis

Angelos Piperakis

Greece
Angie Teig

Angie Teig

United States of America
Aniket Yadav

Aniket Yadav

INDIA
Animesh Srivastava

Animesh Srivastava

India
Ankur Ray

Ankur Ray

India
Anna Valdez

Anna Valdez

United States
Anna Lisiana

Anna Lisiana

UK
Anne Pauline Encarnacion

Anne Pauline Encarnacion

Philippines
Anouck  Debray

Anouck Debray

France
Anouk Segebart

Anouk Segebart

Germany
Anshul Pal

Anshul Pal

India
Anthony Pieck

Anthony Pieck

Belgium
Antigona Dino

Antigona Dino

United Kingdom
Antonio Vizcaíno

Antonio Vizcaíno

Mexico
Anubhav Khati

Anubhav Khati

Nepal
Anubrata Nandi

Anubrata Nandi

Bangladesh
Anwar Nadreen

Anwar Nadreen

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