Congratulations to the very talented Sarah Shapiro, who has become our 44th grant recipient, winning this year's ASF/AFI Production Grant for her suspenseful and haunting short film "Sequin Raze," a behind-the-scenes look inside a fictional reality tv dating program. View trailer here...http://vimeo.com/49561157
Congratulations to the very talented writer/director Afia Nathaniel for winning this year's ASF/Tribeca Film Institute Production Grant for her film "Dukhtar" http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1398746/
Congratulations to Jennie Allen, winner of the 2013 Adrienne Shelly Best Female Director Award at Columbia University for her film "Relics" http://relicsfilm.com/post/27675717952/jennie-allen-writer-director-me
IFP presents the NYC premiere of ASF grantee Olivia Silver's ARCADIA at the ReRun Theater in Dumbo, Brooklyn from April 12-18. Starring Oscar nominee John Hawkes, ARCADIA won the Crystal Bear at the 2012 Berlin Film Festival and the Adrienne Shelly Foundation Production Grant at the Nantucket Film Festival, among other awards. Screenings will be followed by events all week long featuring lead actress Ryan Simpkins, The Low Anthem band member Jeff Prystowsky, award-winning producer Mynette Louie, and more. Please attend and also help spread the word!
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Auction winner Dave Hansen and the awesome Alanis Morissette at their yoga/tea/lunch last week in Santa Monica. A big thank you to Alanis and Dave for their continued support of ASF!