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🎬 Lights, camera, action! Following the unanimous success of last year’s inaugural cohort, we’re thrilled to announce that applications for the 2nd annual Studio Thirteen Future Filmmakers Lab are now open! 🎥 Don’t miss this golden opportunity to join the Upper Midwest’s premier filmmaking lab, tailored for talented and creative youths passionate about perfecting their… Read more »

FilmNorth secures Major Capital Campaign Donations, Ensuring a New Home in 2024

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Total capital project fundraising stands at $13.7 million. Grand Opening Fall 2024. In support of its ongoing capital campaign, FilmNorth, the largest filmmaker support organization in the Upper Midwest, received four grants in December 2023 totaling more than $2 million: a $1.1 million grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, an $888,750… Read more »

2024 McKnight Media Artist Fellowships Applications Now Open

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The 2024 McKnight Artist & Culture Bearer Fellowships Program provides annual unrestricted cash awards to outstanding Minnesota artists whose work is of exceptional artistic merit and who are at a career stage beyond emerging. In collaboration with the McKnight Foundation, FilmNorth is offering four prestigious McKnight Media Artist Fellowships, each valued at $25,000, with a… Read more »

2024 Film Independent Spirit Awards Screenings

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The Film Independent Spirit Awards celebrate the achievements of today’s most compelling filmmakers. For this exclusive program, members of Film Independent, FilmNorth and the Walker Art Center have the chance to see 16 of the year’s finest indie films—nominees for Best Feature, Best First Feature, Best Documentary—at no charge. Current FilmNorth members may reserve up to… Read more »