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Guest Post: Thomas Kim On Raising Funds for His First Feature, Isle Child Via WeFunder

You have a killer idea. A great script. Actors or producers that love it. You get it budgeted… then get realistic and drop that number down to something more reasonable. You open an LLC, a bank account, and now you…  Read more

By Oct 13, 2022

Metrograph Tribute to the Brothers Young Recalls Heroic Era in Indie Filmmaking

(L-R) Aaton’s Jean-Pierre Beauviala, Willem Dafoe, Irwin Young, and director Bob Young on the set of Triumph of The Spirit, Poland, 1989.

Since the passing in January of Irwin Young, chief mensch at New York’s fabled DuArt Film Lab, there has been an outpouring of tributes and reminiscences, including a packed memorial at Lincoln Center in May. But no tribute has been…  Read more

By Sep 28, 2022

Doc Society Climate Story Fund Awards $645,000 in Grants to Nine New Projects

Alex Pritz's The TerritoryBrazilian activist Neidinha Bandeira appears in Alex Pritz's The Territory

The Doc Society Climate Story Fund announced today nine new creative projects from around the globe that will receive a combined $645,000 in grants, with each work demonstrating a concerted effort to advance climate justice and protect biodiversity.  This is…  Read more

By Sep 8, 2022

Apply for the Lynn Shelton “Of a Certain Age” Grant

Lynn Shelton "Of a Certain Age" Grant is accepting 2022 applicationsLynn Shelton "Of a Certain Age" Grant is accepting 2022 applications

The Lynn Shelton “Of a Certain Age” Grant is now accepting applications. The unrestricted $25,000 cash grant will be offered to a woman, non-binary or trans filmmaker 39 years or older who has not yet helmed a narrative feature.  The…  Read more

By Jul 12, 2022


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