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IFP Announces 4 Female Directed Films to Receive “Screen Forward” Theatrical Run

IFP Announces 4 Female Directed Films to Receive “Screen Forward” Theatrical Run

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier advocacy organization for independent filmmakers, has announced the upcoming films selected for exhibition in its year-round “Screen Forward” series.  “Screen Forward” is a monthly program, curated by IFP, which provides a one-week theatrical run at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP Theater in DUMBO, Brooklyn for

Carte Blanche at MOMA: Sundance’s Greatest Hits from the Native American and Indigenous Film Program July 10–21, 2014

by H.S. Bayer Native American and Indigenous filmmakers are rooted in a long and deep tradition of storytelling… –Sundance Institute president and founder Robert Redford– Commemorating this year’s 20th anniversary of the Native American and Indigenous Program, at Sundance Institute, he continued: “I am proud of the work that Sundance Institute has done over the

Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Feature Film Lineup For 17th Annual Edition: Formula

Brooklyn Film Festival, the largest and longest running festival in Brooklyn and the oldest international competitive festival in New York, is proud to announce its feature film line-up for its 2014 festival, themed FORMULA, comprised of bold, brave and unique indie films and new discoveries, many from first-time feature filmmakers from Brooklyn and beyond. The

SXSW Filmmaker Profile: Leah Meyerhoff (Director – ‘I Believe in Unicorns’)

I Believe In Unicorns tells the story of a teenage girl living with her disabled mother who runs away from home with an older boy. As their new relationship turns abusive, she attempts to escape to a fantasy world but ultimately must learn to face her stark reality and reconnect with the life she left behind.

10 Films to Watch at 2014 SXSW Film

Held in and around one of America’s great cities of Austin, the SXSW Film Festival & Conference offers a versatility only recently adopted by the other members of the festival circuit elite.  Having championed technology, Transmedia and independent music since its inception, SXSW Film boasts its place amongst the upper class of national film talent discovery destinations with a

Tribeca Film Institute Announces $150K in Grants to Underrepresented Filmmaking Communities

Ten promising new film projects have been selected for the 11th annual Tribeca All Access program. The TAA program supports filmmakers from statistically underrepresented communities and will grant each project $15,000, as well as offer year-round support, guidance, and resources to help filmmakers complete them. TAA filmmakers are also welcomed into the TAA Alumni program,