Beanie the Bunny

Empowering the next generation of aspiring filmmakers.

An international 501(c)(3) nonprofit by students, for students.

SUPPORTED BY

The first movement to empower student filmmakers

An impactful movement

The Lighthouse Initiative has grown to a vast amount of initiatives — all incredibly impactful in democratizing filmmaking education for students.

A global initiative

Countries reached
5,000+
Student submitters
to our festival
120+
Countries reached
200+
Students enrolled in our free filmmaking course
$20,000+
Fundraised per year in corporate grants
Countries reached
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Free Filmmaking Courses

Students on Zoom

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

Storyboarding & pre-production

Video production & filming

Professional editing in software

Students on Zoom
TAUGHT AT:
Online on Zoom
Kakuma Kenya Refugee Camp
Mahwah Public Library
Glen Rock Public Library
Westwood Public Library
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An inspirational podcast featuring accomplished student filmmakers who share their unique stories.