FilmNorth Named Official Sundance Partner

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We’re thrilled to announce that FilmNorth has been chosen as the 2021 Sundance Film Festival’s exclusive Minnesota partner. As an Official Partner, FilmNorth will serve as a regional satellite to make Sundance films accessible via socially distanced and safe experiences at the Riverview Theater, only if state protocols allow. In addition, FilmNorth will create original virtual panels and… Read more »

Make A Year-End Contribution to FilmNorth

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Help us keep classes and screenings online, employ teaching artists at a time when artists are struggling for employment, and keep youth engaged in enriching media arts education. The COVID-19 has been exceptionally difficult for nonprofit arts organizations, including FilmNorth. We are grateful for our incredible community who has supported us as we successfully moved… Read more »

FilmNorth Pilot Lab: Inclusive & Socially Conscious Filmmaking

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With the participation of leading industry professionals throughout America, this fall FilmNorth launches a free six-week pilot program that starts October 21 designed to help filmmakers in any stage of their career practice greater inclusive and socially responsible filmmaking and become leaders of change in our field. More info and application here.

Announcing the 2020 McKnight Media Artist Fellows

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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 »