FilmNorth is pleased to announce the four Minnesota artists selected to receive the 2021 McKnight Fellowships for Media Artists. This year’s fellows are Susan Brightbill of Minnetonka, Andy Graydon of Minneapolis, Norah Shapiro of Minneapolis, and Richard Pelster-Wiebe of St. Paul. Out of a field of 55 applicants, the four fellows were chosen by a… Read more »
Posts By: Max Becker
Dear Filmmaking Community, FilmNorth joins our community and the world in feeling a sense of relief that there was accountability for the murder of George Floyd. As the prosecution stated, we could believe our eyes—and we have Darnella Frazier to thank for that. But it’s important to temper our gratitude with the sobering thought… Read more »
FilmNorth is pleased to announce the four Minnesota artists selected to receive the 2020 McKnight Fellowships for Media Artists. This year’s fellows are David J. Buchanan of Minneapolis, Cy Dodson of Minneapolis, Karen Frank of Columbia Heights, and Missy Whiteman of Pierz, MN. Out of a field of 43 applicants, the four fellows were chosen… Read more »
At FilmNorth, community is at the heart of everything we do. We knew that the film community in Minnesota was being hard hit by the COVID-19 crisis, so we recently conducted a survey to gauge the impact of the crisis on filmmakers and film crew. The results were startling: 73% of respondents were unemployed … Read more »
The Film Independent Spirit Awards celebrate the achievements of today’s most compelling filmmakers. For this exclusive program, members of the Walker, Film Independent, and FilmNorth have the chance to see 16 of the year’s finest indie films—nominees for Best Feature, Best First Feature, and Best Documentary—at no charge. Information, schedule, and RSVP here.