Three filmmakers are winners of the 2016 San Francisco Film Society SFFS Documentary Film Fund awards totaling $75,000,which support feature-length documentaries in postproduction.
Eleven Screenwriters + 1 Writing Team on Shortlist for 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting
Eleven individual screenwriters and one writing team have been shortlisted for the 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.
The San Francisco Film Society today announced the ten finalists for the 2016 San Francisco Film Society Documentary Film Fund awards totaling $75,000, which support feature-length documentaries in postproduction.
The Durban FilmMart (DFM), the industry development program of the Durban Film Office and the Durban International Film Festival, wrapped with the Durban FilmMart Awards 2016 ceremony.
Alamo Drafthouse Downtown Brooklyn will be offering a few lucky prize winners free movie passes for an entire year. The sweepstakes begins on June 21, 2016 and closes August 5, 2016.
To mark Canada’s National Aboriginal Day and to support the voices of Aboriginal Canadian artists, Whistler Film Festival yesterday opened the call for applications for the 2016 Aboriginal Filmmaker Fellowship.
Six producers and projects have been selected for the 2016 Whistler Film Festival Feature Project Lab, an intense two-phase business and creative content development experience focused on strengthening dramatic feature projects from script to screen.
Anya Beyersdorf, Brooke Goldfinch, Alex Murawski and Alex Ryan, are the four recipients of the first Lexus Australia Short Film Fellowship.
25 Projects Selected to Participate in Sundance Institute’s Screenwriters Lab, Documentary Edit, Story Labs and Theatre-Makers Residency
25 projects have been selected to participate in the Sundance Institute 2016 Screenwriters Lab, Documentary Edit and Story Labs and new Theatre-Makers Residency, which will take place concurrently this summer in the mountains of the Sundance Resort in Utah.
Shane McSauby and Willi White Selected to Participate in Sundance Institute’s 2016 Native Filmmakers Lab
Two emerging Native American storytellers Shane McSauby and Willi White have been selected to participate in the Sundance Institute’s 2016 Native Filmmakers Lab.
10 film projects have been selected to participate in the 14th Fast Track film finance market, held during the 2016 LA Film Festival.
Ten narratives have been selected for the 2016 IFP Filmmaker Labs, IFP’s annual yearlong fellowship for first-time feature directors.
With its Downtown Brooklyn theater set to open later this summer, the Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn will offer a taste of its movie programming with three free admission outdoor screenings at Fort Greene Park.
Sundance Institute is expanding its signature artist development programs to include targeted support for second-time feature filmmakers, especially for women and filmmakers of color, through its new FilmTwo Initiative.
Nineteen documentaries and fiction feature film projects from around Africa have been selected for the 2016 Durban FilmMart (DFM) which takes place in Durban, South Africa from June 17 to 20, 2016.
Award-Winning Director Alice Rohrwacher is Film Society of Lincoln Center 2016 Filmmaker in Residence
Award-winning writer and director Alice Rohrwacher (The Wonders, NYFF 2014 and Corpo Celeste, NYFF 2011) has been selected as Film Society of Lincoln Center and Jaeger-LeCoultre 2016 Filmmaker in Residence.
Eight first-time filmmakers have been selected for the 2016 Sundance Institute Directors Lab, which helped launch the careers of award-winning filmmakers Cary Fukunaga, Dee Rees, Marielle Heller, Benh Zeitlin and Quentin Tarantino.
Ten projects have been selected for the 2016 Screen Forward Lab, (Independent Filmmaker Project) IFP’s year long fellowship for content creators with story-driven serialized projects.
Alamo Drafthouse, the Austin-based cinema chain, known for its strict “no talking, no texting” policy is set to open their much-anticipated theater in Downtown Brooklyn scheduled to open Summer 2016.
Last week, the Black Women Film Network (BWFN) hosted the 2016 Black Women Film Summit, featuring the popular “Untold Stories Awards Luncheon.”
332 Invited to Join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; Finish Director Pirjo Honkasalo Rejects Invitation
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy’s membership in 2015. “It’s gratifying to acknowledge the extraordinary range of talent in our industry,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs. “This year, our branches have recognized a more diverse and […]
The Screen Actors Guild Foundation kicked off their 30th Anniversary festivities with the star-studded Los Angeles Golf Classic on June 8th, 2015, in Burbank, CA. The SAG Foundation awarded actress Sofia Vergara with its inaugural Actors Inspiration Award in honor of her commitment to giving back and her support of the Foundation and their children’s literacy programs. Vergara was honored to accept the award, saying, “[It’s] so lovely to be part of an organization that gives back as much […]
The San Francisco Film Society has launched the SFFS Women Filmmaker Fellowship, a new suite of services designed to support female writer/directors working on their second or third narrative feature.
Alejandro G. Iñárritu will be honored with the Vanguard Leadership Award at the fifth annual Sundance Institute benefit on June 2, 2015 in Los Angeles.