FilmNorth and Knight Foundation Announce Winner of $10,000 Screenwriting Residency

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FilmNorth, a St. Paul-based media arts center, has announced the winner of the FilmNorth Screenwriting Residency, an annual competition for Minnesota screenwriters. Matthew Stenerson, of Minneapolis, MN, has won the $10,000 residency out of a field of 75 applicants. His screenplay, FADUMA & MIKE, is about a widowed Somali-American teacher and a Midwestern plumber who… Read more »

FILMNºRTH: Celebrating 2017

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  It’s been an amazing and eventful year at FilmNorth-both for us and our talented members.   In September we brought back our Annual Party, which honored filmmakers Craig Laurence Rice and John Carroll Lynch. It was a thrill to see our film community come together and celebrate not only our honorees but the Minnesota… Read more »


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Independent Filmmaker Project Minnesota (IFPMN) announced today that it will be formally changing its name to FilmNorth, unveiling the new branding at its September 14th Gala, celebrating the organization’s 30th anniversary. The Gala will also feature two awards. Actor/Director John Carroll Lynch will receive the organization’s inaugural FilmNorth Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement, innovation and… Read more »