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 »

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 »