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The San Francisco Film Society (Sffs) has unveiled the filmmakers who have been awarded FilmHouse Residencies starting in August 2013.
Made possible by the Kenneth Rainin Foundation with additional support from the San Francisco Film Commission, the innovative programme makes office space available free of charge to independent filmmakers actively engaged in various stages of film production.
In addition, FilmHouse residents benefit from a guest speaker series, including presentations by leading industry professionals, as well as resident-led workshops and access to Sffs networking events.
This term’s participants and their current projects are as follows:
Grainger David - Nocturne (narrative feature, screenwriting, 12-month residency)Gerard McMurray & Ephraim Walker - Riders (narrative feature, pre-production, 12-month residency)Leah Wolchok - Very Semi-Serious (documentary feature, post-production, 12-month residency)
The panelists who reviewed the applicants’ submissions were Ted Hope, Sffs executive »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Ian Sandwell)
The San Francisco Film Society announced the recipients of its FilmHouse residency program today, a center offering free office space and project development for selected filmmakers. The four lucky individuals are Grainger David, a South Carolina native whose short film, "The Chair," was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival; Gerard McMurray and Ephraim Walker, two USC graduates who worked as associate producer and production consultant, respectively, on this year's Sundance hit, "Fruitvale Station"; and Leah Wolchok, a San Francisco-based filmmaker whose short films have screened at festivals worldwide. The new FilmHouse Residencies begin in August and last 12 months, though the filmmakers could have chosen to stay for half that time if preferable. Made possible by support from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation and the San Francisco Film Commission, the program features guest lecturers, workshops, screenings, networking events and the free office space to »
- Ben Travers
Listen up Maryland! Here's your chance to see a number of 2013 films we've plugged over the last 4 months; some of them I haven't even seen myself, since they haven't stopped in New York yet. The 2013 Maryland Film Festival is set to take place from May 8 - 12, with films like Andrew Dosunmu's Mother of George (this will actually be the first time it's screened publicly since its Sundance debut in January) which will be the festival's closing night film. Other titles of note include Frances Bodomo’s Boneshaker, Grainger David’s The Chair, Lotfy Nathan's 12 O'Clock Boys, Ulrich Seidl's Paradise trilogy of films, and others... For »
- Tambay A. Obenson
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