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.
Posts Categorized: Independent Filmmaking
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 »
FilmNorth is now accepting applications for the McKnight Fellowships for Media Artists. Four $25,000 fellowships will be awarded to Minnesota media artists whose work is of exceptional artistic merit and who are at a career stage beyond emerging. (One of these fellowships is dedicated to screenwriters.) More info here.
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.