Reflections on an Unprecedented Year

March 15th, 2021

At FilmNorth, we’re remembering one year ago today. The day everything shut down and our lives were altered forever by a pandemic we didn’t fully understand. We honestly believed our doors would be closed for two weeks!

We are still amazed that our core staff (especially our education and youth programming departments) were able to move things online so quickly, and are forever grateful to our many associated artists who worked with us to help us re-imagine. We’re proud that we didn’t furlough any staff and that we kept all of our teaching artists employed. We also thank the donors who made the Film Artist Relief Fund possible. Within the first 60 days of the pandemic, FilmNorth was able to provide much needed financial support to filmmakers and crew members who suddenly found themselves out of work and in limbo as unemployment benefits and PPP loans were slowly launched.

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Register for Spring Online Classes

March 1st, 2021

Screenwriting, writing for television, history of cinema, cinema production, cinematography, directing, documentary production, sound design and scoring, editing with Premiere, Final Cut Pro, and Avid Media Composer, post-production, how to apply for grants, photography – we’ve got it covered, all at discounted prices! 

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2021 FilmNorth Forum Goes Virtual

January 15th, 2021

The 2021 FilmNorth Forum presents free online panels and conversations that shine a light on important topics, artists, and stories from underrepresented communities. As FilmNorth is an official partner of the Sundance Film Festival, several presentations will premiere during the 2021 Festival and be available on both FilmNorth and Sundance’s websites beginning January 29. More info here.

Presented by WarnerMedia, with additional support from the John S and James L Knight Foundation, Jerome Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and SAGindie.

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